He Comes, The Royal Conqueror Comes

He comes, the royal conqueror comes

Author: Philip Doddridge
Published in 6 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

He comes, the royal conq'ror comes,
His legions fill the sky;
Angelic trumpets rend the tombs,
And loud, and loud proclaim him nigh.
Angelic trumpets red the tombs,
And loud proclaim him nigh.

Source: Harmonia Americana: containing a concise introduction to the grounds of music; with a variety of airs, suitable fore divine worship and the use of musical societies; consisting of three and four parts #108

Author: Philip Doddridge

Philip Doddridge (b. London, England, 1702; d. Lisbon, Portugal, 1751) belonged to the Non-conformist Church (not associated with the Church of England). Its members were frequently the focus of discrimination. Offered an education by a rich patron to prepare him for ordination in the Church of England, Doddridge chose instead to remain in the Non-conformist Church. For twenty years he pastored a poor parish in Northampton, where he opened an academy for training Non-conformist ministers and taught most of the subjects himself. Doddridge suffered from tuberculosis, and when Lady Huntington, one of his patrons, offered to finance a trip to Lisbon for his health, he is reputed to have said, "I can as well go to heaven from Lisbon as from Nort… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: He comes, the royal conqueror comes
Title: He Comes, The Royal Conqueror Comes
Author: Philip Doddridge
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #10300
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #10300

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