How short the race our friend has run

How short the race our friend has run

Author: William Augustus Muhlenberg
Published in 19 hymnals

Author: William Augustus Muhlenberg

Mühlenberg, William Augustus, D.D., son of the Rev. Dr. Mühlenberg, and grandson of Henry Melchior Mühlenberg, the patriarch of Lutheranism in America, was born in Philadelphia Sept. 16, 1796. He graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1814. Entering Holy Orders in 1817, he was successively Assistant Rector of St. James's Lancaster, 1823; Rector of the Church of the Holy Communion, New York, 1843; St. Paul's College, Flushing (1828); St. Luke's Hospital, New York (1855); St. John's and Long Island (1865), were established by him. He died April 6, 1877. His poetical gift was genuine, but not largely used. In 1826 he contributed four hymns to the Prayer Book Collection (of which he was one of the Committee). His Poems appeared in 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: How short the race our friend has run
Author: William Augustus Muhlenberg

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A Baptist Hymn Book, Designed Especially for the Regular Baptist Church and All Lovers of Truth #d323

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A Choice Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the use of the Baptist Church and all lovers of song #311

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Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #126

Spiritual Melodies #d129

Spiritual Melodies. Enl. & impr. ed. #d145

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1197

The Church Hymn Book #d412

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The Harp #973

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The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #390

The School Psalter #d120

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