Forget thyself, Christ bade thee come

Forget thyself, Christ bade thee come

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Forget thyself, Christ bade thee come
Author: Thomas Hastings

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #881

Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d237

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #1118

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1118

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1118

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1118

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1118

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1117

The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d233

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #186

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