Birth of a Child

Author: Wilks

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Text Information

First Line: Gentle stranger, fearless come
Title: Birth of a Child
Author: Wilks
Meter: 7.7.7.7.7.7
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

DIX (Kocher)

An early form of the tune DIX was composed by Conrad Kocher (b. Ditzingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, 1786; d. Stuttgart, Germany, 1872). Trained as a teacher, Kocher moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, to work as a tutor at the age of seventeen. But his love for the music of Haydn and Mozart impelled him t…

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Instances

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d224

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d226

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #981

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #814

Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d143

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #814

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d34

Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d45

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The Hymn Book of the African Methodist Episcopal Church #774

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #47

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The Mother's Hymn Book #35

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