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Jesus, Friend so kind and gentle

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Author: Philip E. Gregory

Philip was born in Chelsea, London England in Feb 1886. He moved to the US in 1908, and became a Congregational Church minister. He appears to have served in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota and possibly also California. He married Harriet Thon of Steele MN, and had one son, Bruce. Philip died in Orange County CA on the 14th of June 1974, and is buried in Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona del Mar.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Friend so kind and gentle
Author: Philip E. Gregory
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: © The estate of Philip E. Gregory

Tune

SICILIAN MARINERS

SICILIAN MARINERS is traditionally used for the Roman Catholic Marian hymn "O Sanctissima." According to tradition, Sicilian seamen ended each day on their ships by singing this hymn in unison. The tune probably traveled from Italy to Germany to England, where The European Magazine and London Review…

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GREENVILLE (Rousseau)


TILLFLYKT


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymnal #621

The Book of Praise #519

The Covenant Hymnal #544

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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