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Sweeter and Dearer to Me

I am so happy in Jesus my Friend

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [I am so happy in Jesus my Friend]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I am so happy in Jesus my Friend
Title: Sweeter and Dearer to Me
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sweeter to me, He is dearer me
Publication Date: 1948
Copyright: Copyright, 1948, by James D. Vaughan, Music Publisher in "Majestic Melodies"

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Majestic Melodies #23

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