The daystar hath risen

Life has its changeful seasons

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Life has its changeful seasons
Title: The daystar hath risen
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Beautiful star, star of the day

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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gospel Song-Gems No.1 #62Page Scan
Our Hymns: compiled for use in the services of the Baptist Temple #124Page Scan
The New Living Hymns No. 2 #d192
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