The Star of Bethlehem

Have you heard the wondrous story Of the star, that happy morn

Author: Levi Mumaw
Tune: [Have you heard the wondrous story] (Gabriel)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Levi Mumaw

Mumaw, Levi. (Winesburg, Ohio, November 16, 1879--June 4, 1935). Son of Amos and Catherine (Shaum) Mumaw. As a child lived in Elkhart County, Indiana; the family later moved to Wayne County, Ohio. Married Fannie E. Shoemaker in 1903. Businessman in Orrville until 1909, they moved to Freeport, Illinois. Two children: a daughter died in infancy, and a son (Russell) died in 1927. Fannie died in 1921. Mumaw married Alice Hershey in 1923. In 1910 he took the position of Treasurer of the Mennonite Publishing House; later was Secretary-Treasurer. Vice President of the Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities; Secretary of the Mennonite Relief Committee. Proofread words and music for Church Hymnal (1927). Some other hymns by Mumaw (not liste… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Have you heard the wondrous story Of the star, that happy morn
Title: The Star of Bethlehem
Author: Levi Mumaw
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Beautiful star, wonderful star



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Songs of Cheer for Children #125

Spiritual Songs and Hymns, for Use in All Gospel Services #d158

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