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I am fading away to the land of the blest

I am fading away to the land of the blest

Author: William Hunter
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: William Hunter

Hunter, William, D.D, son of John Hunter, was born near Ballymoney, County Antrim, Ireland, May 26, 1811. He removed to America in 1817, and entered Madison College in 1830. For some time he edited the Conference Journal, and the Christian Advocate. In 1855 he was appointed Professor of Hebrew in Alleghany College: and subsequently Minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, at Alliance, Stark Country, Ohio. He died in 1877. He edited Minstrel of Zion, 1845; Select Melodies, 1851; and Songs of Devotion, 1859. His hymns, over 125 in all, appeared in these works. Some of these have been translated into various Indian languages. The best known are :— 1. A home in heaven; what a joyful thought. Heaven a Home. From his Minstrel of Zion, 1… Go to person page >

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First Line: I am fading away to the land of the blest
Author: William Hunter

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Instances

Instances (1 - 12 of 12)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
General Baptist Hymn Book #d230
Revival and Camp Minstrel, containing the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Original and Selected #d142
Sacred Melodies: a Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, for the Use of Families. 1st ed. #d32
Select Melodies, comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use #d105
Select Melodies, Comprising the Best of Those Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use not Found in the Standard Methodist Episcopal Hymnal #d105
Select Melodies; Comprising the Best Hymns and Spiritual Songs in Common Use, and not generally found in standard church hymn-books: as also a number of original pieces, and translations from...German #160Page Scan
The Christian Melodist, a Collection of Popular Songs, for Use in Public and Social Meetings ... #d159
The Christian Psalmist #d303
The Highway Hymnal: a choice collection of popular hymns and music, new and old. Arranged for the work in camp, convention, church and home #156Page Scan
The Social Harp. Rev. #d168
The Union Harp and Revival Chorister. Rev ed. #d162
Zion's Harp ... Sacred Songs Not Found in the Methodist Hymn Book and Many Never Before Published with Several Original Pieces #d139
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