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To welcome Christmas in

It swells upon the noon-day breeze

Author: John Coleman Adams
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: John Coleman Adams

Adams, John Coleman. (Malden, Massachusetts, October 25, 1849--June 22, 1922, Hartford, Connecticut). Universalist. Son of John Greenleaf Adams. He graduated from Tufts College, A.B., 1870; B.D., 1872; S.T.D., 1888. He held pastorates at Newton, Mass., 1872-1880; Lynn, Mass., 1880-1884; Chicago, Illinois, 1884-1890; Brooklyn, New York, 1890-1901; and Hartford, Conn., 1901-1922. He wrote a few hymns for special occasions, one of which, written in 1911 for a church anniversary, begins "We praise Thee, God, for harvests earned." It was included in The New Hymn and Tune Book, 1914, and in Hymns of the Spirit, 1937. --Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: It swells upon the noon-day breeze
Title: To welcome Christmas in
Author: John Coleman Adams



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

American Student Hymnal #d145

Hymns and Songs IV #d14

We Sing of Life #d39

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