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Blow, golden trumpets, sweet and clear

Blow, golden trumpets, sweet and clear

Author: Margaret W. Deland
Tune: BAIM
Published in 5 hymnals

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1. Blow, golden trumpets, sweet and clear,
Blow soft upon the perfumed air;
Bid the sad earth to join your song,
To Christ does victory belong.

2. O let the winds your message bear
To every heart of grief and care;
Sound thro’ the world the joyful lay,
Our Christ has conquered death today.

3. On cloudy wings let glad words fly
Thro’ the soft blue of echoing sky;
Ring out, O trumpets, sweet and clear,
Thro’ death immortal life is here.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #591

Author: Margaret W. Deland

Margaret Deland (née Margaretta Wade Campbell) (February 23, 1857 – January 13, 1945) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet. She also wrote an autobiography in two volumes. She is generally considered part of the literary realism movement. Margaretya Wade Campbell was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania (today a part of Pittsburgh) on February 23, 1857. Her mother died due to complications from the birth and she was left in the care of an aunt named Lois Wade and her husband Benjamin Campbell Blake. On May 12 1880, she married Lorin Fuller Deland. Her husband had inherited his father's publishing company, which he sold in 1886 and worked in advertising. It was at this period she began to write, first authoring verses f… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blow, golden trumpets, sweet and clear
Author: Margaret W. Deland



The Cyber Hymnal #591
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