I read of many mansions

I read of many mansions

Author: William Channing Gannett
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: William Channing Gannett

Gannett, William Channing, M.A., s. of Dr. Ezra Stiles Gannett, was b. at Boston, March 13, 1840, and educated at Harvard College, 1860, and the Divinity School, Cambridge. Entered the Unitarian Ministry in 1868, and after filling several pastorates he became Pastor of the Unitarian Church at Rochester, N.Y., 1889. Mr. Gannett's hymns, mainly written for special occasions, were included in great part in The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems, Boston, 1st Series 1885,2nd Series 1894, the combined production of F. L. Hosmer (q.v.) and himself. Of Mr. Gannett's hymns the following are in common use:— 1. Bring, 0 morn, thy music [God Everlasting.] Written in 1893, and printed in A Chorus of Faith, being an account and resume of the Parli… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I read of many mansions
Author: William Channing Gannett
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

SALVATION (Mozart)


[No evil shall befall thee]


GREENLAND (Haydn)

GREENLAND, an example of the popular nineteenth-century practice of creating hymn tunes from the works of classical composers, is thought to be originally from one of J. Michael Haydn's (PHH 67) "Deutschen Kirchen Messen." The tune acquired its title from its occasional association with the text "Fr…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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A Book of Song and Service #69

Heart and Voice #d117

Heart and Voice #d117

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Heart and Voice #190

School and College Hymnal #d61

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School and College Hymnal #99

Sunbeams Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4 Combined #d36

The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d106

The Sunny Side #d52

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Unity Services and Songs #62a

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