Come, let us raise a common song

Come, let us raise a common song

Author: George Matheson
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: George Matheson

Matheson, George, D.D., was born at Glasgow, March 27, 1842, and although deprived of his eyesight in youth he passed a brilliant course at the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated M.A. in 1862. In 1868 he became the parish minister at Innellan; and subsequently of St. Bernard's, Edinburgh. He was the Baird Lecturer in 1881, and St. Giles Lecturer in 1882. He has published several important prose works. His poetical pieces were collected and published in 1890 as Sacred Songs, Edinburgh: W. Blackwood. In addition to his hymn "O Love that wilt not let me go" (q. v.), four others from his Sacred Songs are in Dr. A. C. Murphey's Book of Common Song, Belfast, 1890. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, let us raise a common song
Author: George Matheson



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Common Praise: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #565Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal #395Page Scan
The Pilgrim Hymnal: with responsive readings and other aids to worship #526Page Scan
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