Hail the hero workers of the mighty past

Author: Anna Garlin Spencer

Spencer, Anna Garlin (Attleboro, Massachusetts, April 17, 1851--February 12, 1931, New York). Married Rev. William H. Spencer. She was ordained as a Unitarian minister, and was a lecturer and author of books on social problems. In 1896 in her Orders of Service for Public Worship she included her song entitled "The Marching Song of Workers," beginning "Hail the hero workers of the mighty past" set to ST. GERTRUDE. In was included in Hymns of the United Church, 1924, in Songs of Work and Worship, and in Hymns of the Spirit, 1937. --Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Hail the hero workers of the mighty past
Author: Anna Garlin Spencer

Tune

IN THE LONELY MIDNIGHT


ST. ALBAN (Haydn)


JUDAS MACCABEUS

JUDAS MACCABEUS is an arrangement of a tune from the chorus "See, the Conquering Hero Comes" in Handel's oratorio Judas Maccabeus (first performed without this chorus in 1746). Handel initially used the tune in his oratorio Joshua (1747) but transferred it to Judas Maccabeus in 1751; such changes we…

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A Selection of New Social Hymns #d8
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Hymns and Songs IV #d10
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Hymns of the United Church #d123
Hymns of the United Church #146Page Scan
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Songs of Work and Worship #d39
The Beacon Song and Service book #125
The Hymnal for Young People #d77
The New Hymnal for American Youth #190
The New Hymnal for American Youth #190
The New Hymnal of Praise #d122
The School Hymnal: a book of worship for young people #176Page Scan
The Student Hymnary #d123
We Sing of Life #d28



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