The Beautiful City

In the Bible we read of a city so fair

Author: J. H. Stanley
Tune: [In the Bible we read of a city so fair]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: J. H. Stanley

James Henry Stanley, Feb. 2,1869 - June 1, 1954, was a singing school teacher, band director and hymn composer. He died in Saltillo, Miss., where he had been a resident for 60 years.He is buried at Springhill Presbyterian Church in Lee County. His best known composition was "Prepare to Meet Thy God," for which wrote music and lyrics. Carolyn Hurt Nichols (grandchild), from email 7-19-2018 Go to person page >

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First Line: In the Bible we read of a city so fair
Title: The Beautiful City
Author: J. H. Stanley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O beautiful city all garnished with silver and gold
Publication Date: 1941
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1941.


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