Looking for a City

Here among the shadows (living) in a lonely land

Author: W. Oliver Cooper
Tune: [Here among the shadows (living) in a lonely land]
Published in 26 hymnals

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Author: W. Oliver Cooper

W. Oliver Cooper Birth: Oct. 24, 1885 Meriwether County Georgia, USA Death: unknown Hymn writer. In 1945, he wrote "Heaven Will Surely Be Worth it All." He was educated musically in various singing schools and normals in Oklahoma and Tennessee. Mr. Cooper performed with a radio quartet in Birmingham, AL for several years. He was a prolific writer and composed approximately 1,500 songs. He served many years as president of the Cullman County, Alabama Singing Convention and worked as a member of the faculty at Hartford Musical Institute. He was musical editor for Hartford Song Books and resided in Cullman, AL. Burial: Unknown --www.findagrave.com/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Here among the shadows (living) in a lonely land
Title: Looking for a City
Author: W. Oliver Cooper
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Looking for a city
Copyright: David Moore, owner, 1943.; Stamps Quartet Music Co., Inc., owner.



Instances (1 - 26 of 26)

Amazing Grace for Singing Schools and Conventions #d23

Beautiful Light #d21

Bells of Salvation #101

Best of All #d27

Camp Meeting Songs, a Collection of Gospel Songs ... #d27

Choice Specials #d31

Christian Hymnsongs #151

Church Hymnal #18

Gleams of Glory #113

Glory Gates #113

Gospel Quartet Music No. 1 #d21

Gospel Song Jewels No. 2 #33

Hymns of Glorious Praise #d114

Melodies of Love #d25


Melodies of Praise #38

New Songs of Inspiration Book Five #d42

New Songs of Inspiration No. 2 #d42

New Songs of Inspiration No. 4 #d44

New Songs of Inspiration Number 3 #d42

Radio Beams #117

Radio Beams No. 2 #117

Sing Aloud #117

Song Hits #d24

Songs of Inspiration #d34

Songs of Spring #61

Worship in Song #d38

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