My Wonderful Lord

I have found a deep peace that I never had known

Author: Haldor Lillenas
Tune: WONDERFUL LORD
Published in 15 hymnals

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Author: Haldor Lillenas

Rv Haldor Lillenas DMus Norway/USA 1885-1959. Born at Stord, near Bergen, Norway, his father sold their 15 acre farm in Norway and emigrated to the U.S., buying a farm in Colton, SD. After he built a sod house, the family (wife and three chldren) also came to SD in 1887. They moved to Astoria, Oregon in 1889, where Lillenas learned English and began writing song lyrics at an early age. In 1900 the family moved again to Roseville, MN, where he worked as a farm laborer and began attending a Lutheran high school at Hawick, MN. He sold a few songs at age 19. At age 21 he began writing more songs, encouraged by some earlier ones becoming popular (“He set me free” was one). His mother died in 1906 and his father returned to ND, but Li… Go to person page >

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Free Will Baptist Hymn Book #d116

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Melodies of Praise #63

Praise and Worship #180

Praise and Worship #180

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Singing Joy #91

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Songs of the Sanctuary #238

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The New Church Hymnal #60

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