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Gird on the armor, brave soul, today

Gird on the armor, brave soul, today

Author: Henry S. Perkins
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Henry S. Perkins

Brother of Will­iam Per­kins, Henry in­her­it­ed mu­sic­al tal­ent from his par­ents: his fa­ther was a not­ed sing­ing teach­er, and his mo­ther an ex­cel­lent vo­cal­ist. He re­ceived his first mu­sic­al train­ing from his fa­ther, and at­tend­ed some of the best li­ter­ary schools in his youth. His for­mal mu­sic ed­u­ca­tion be­gan in 1857, when he en­tered the Bos­ton Mu­sic School, where he grad­u­at­ed in 1861. For over 20 years, he de­vot­ed con­sid­er­a­ble time to con­duct­ing mu­sic fes­ti­vals and con­ven­tions through­out Amer­i­ca, from Maine to Cal­i­for­nia, and in teach­ing in "nor­mal" mu­sic schools in New York, Ohio, In­di­a­na, Wis­con­sin, Io­wa, Col­o… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gird on the armor, brave soul, today
Author: Henry S. Perkins
Refrain First Line: Soldiers of progress, honest and true

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Temperance Jewels #82Page Scan
The Beacon Hymnal #d61
The Shining River: a collection of new music for Sunday schools #6Page Scan
The Sunny Side #d33



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