Lanier, H. Glen. (Welcome, Davison County, North Carolina, December 12, 1925--September 9, 1978, Statesville, N.C.). Pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Thomasville, N.C. Received his A.B. degree from High Point College in 1945 and his B.D. degree from Duke University Divinity School in 1949.
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First associated with this text in Fredrik Engelke's Loftangeroch andeliga wisor (1873), TRYGGARE KAN INGEN VARA is probably a Swedish folk song, but versions of the tune were also sung in Germany in the early 1800s.
This charmingly simple tune needs light accompaniment, perhaps just recorders 1 and…