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Glory be to our God on high (James)

Author: William M. James, 1915-

Born in Mississippi, June 4 1915. Died January 18, 2014 in New York. United Methodist minister, community developer and mentor to young African Americans. James was a pastor to United Methodist congregations in Harlem and the Bronx from 1940 to 1985. Dianne Shapiro Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Glory be to our God on high (James)
Author: William M. James, 1915-
Publication Date: 1981
Copyright: Words Copyright © 1970 by William M. James.



First published anonymously in Henry Boyd's Select Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1793), DUKE STREET was credited to John Hatton (b. Warrington, England, c. 1710; d, St. Helen's, Lancaster, England, 1793) in William Dixon's Euphonia (1805). Virtually nothing is known about Hatton, its composer,…

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