From age to age the prophets [how grandly] rise

From age to age the prophets [how grandly] rise

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Hosmer, Frederick Lucian, B.A., was born at Framingham, Mass., in 1840, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated B.A. in 1869. Entering the Unitarian Ministry in 1872 he has held charges in Quincy, Ill., 1872-77; Cleveland, Ohio, 1878-92; St. Louis, 1894-99; and since 1899, at Berkeley, Cal. His Way of Life, 1877, was a compilation of Prayers and Responsive Services for Sunday Schools. Of Unity Hymns and Carols, 1880, he was joint editor with W. C. Gannett and J. V. Blake. His hymns were published jointly by him and W. C. Gannett (q.v.), as The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems (Boston: Little, Brown & Co.), 1st Series, 1885; 2nd Series, 1894. Of his 56 hymns in this work the following have come into common use, for the most part during… Go to person page >

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First Line: From age to age the prophets [how grandly] rise
Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer
Copyright: Public Domain


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Melchior Vulpius (PHH 397) composed this short chorale tune, published as a setting for the anonymous funeral hymn "Christus, der ist mein Leben" ("For Me to Live Is Jesus") in Vulpius's Ein Schön Geistlich Gesangbuch (1609). Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) based his Cantata 95 on this tune and provided two…

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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Hymns for the Celebration of Life #d53

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #423

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Services for Congregational Worship #455

Souvenir Festive Hymns #d7

The Beacon Song and Service book #116

The New Hymn and Tune Book #d98

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #346

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The Pilgrim Hymnal #448

Unity Hymns and Chorals. Rev and enl. with Service Elements #d69

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