Hosanna, hosanna, the children were singing

Hosanna, hosanna, the children were singing

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [Hosanna, hosanna, the children were singing]
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hosanna, hosanna, the children were singing
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Children's Praises #d14
Jubilant Voices for Sunday Schools and Devotional Meetings #36Page Scan
Junior Hymns #d39
Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #170Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns No. 2, a Winnowed Collection for Evangelistic Services #d59
Selections from Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry, and Other Hymns. Special ed. for Campaign Use #d43
Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry. 3rd ed. #d105
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