The Sobbing of a Thousand Million

Have you heard the sobbing of a thousand million souls

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: [Have you heard the sobbing of a thousand million souls]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have you heard the sobbing of a thousand million souls
Title: The Sobbing of a Thousand Million
Author: Haldor Lillenas
Refrain First Line: A thousand million souls are dying
Publication Date: 1923
Copyright: Copyright 1923. Renewed 1951 by Lillenas Publishing Co.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #532
The Crown #d34
The Missionary Message in Song #d16



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