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I would not live alway

I would not live alway

Author: William Muhlenberg
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: William 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: I would not live alway
Author: William Muhlenberg

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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #494Page Scan
Gems of Song #d7
Jubilant Voices #d77
Millennial Harp: designed for meetings on the second coming Christ (Improved ed.) #A35Page Scan
Revival Melodies, or Songs of Zion. #32Page Scan
The Christian Minstrel: a New System of Musical Notation with a Collection of Psalm Tunes, Anthems, and Chants. 3rd ed. #d120
The Church and Sunday-School Hymnal #296Page Scan
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #563Page Scan
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