God Bless Our Native Land

God bless our native land, so fair and bright

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [God bless our native land] (Fillmore)
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Rv Palmer Hartsough USA 1844-1932. Born in Redford, MI, he attended Kalamazoo College and Michigan State Normal school (later MSU). He became an author, editor, lyricist, and librettist. After working as a traveling singing teacher in MI, IL, IA, OH, KY and TN, he opened a music studio in Rock Island, IL, around 1877, also directing music at a Baptist church there. In 1893, due to his poetic abilities, he moved to Cincinnati, OH, and joined the Fillmore Music Company, providing texts (over 1000) for their music. He also served as music director at the Bethel Mission and the 9th Street Baptist Church. He became a traveling song evangelist in 1903, and was ordained a Baptist minister in 1906, serving in Ontario, Canada, and MI from 191… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God bless our native land, so fair and bright
Title: God Bless Our Native Land
Author: Palmer Hartsough
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Fillmores' Gospel Songs for Young People's Meetings, Prayer Meetings, Revival Meetings, and Sunday School #d30

Fillmores' Missionary Songs for Misionary Societies. Rev. #d24

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Joy and Praise #198

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