Little eyes, little eyes Open with the morning light

Little eyes, little eyes Open with the morning light

Author: B. R. Hanby
Tune: [Little eyes, little eyes] (Loomis)
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: B. R. Hanby

Benjamin Russell Hanby was born July 22, 1833, the oldest of eight children, to Bishop William Hanby in Rushville, OH. The family moved to Westerville,OH where Bishop Hanby was a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. In his short life Benjamin graduated from Otterbein, taught school, became a United Brethren minister, started a singing school, was editor for John Church publishers in Cincinnati and composed over 500 songs and hymns before he died of tuberculosis March 15, 1867. His home in Westerville was Ohio's first memorial to a composer. It was a sotp on the Underground Railroad for slaves escaping to Canada and is a national historic site, a Methodist church Landmark and a Network to Freedom site for the National Park Service. There… Go to person page >

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First Line: Little eyes, little eyes Open with the morning light
Author: B. R. Hanby

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Chapel Gems: Enlarged Edition #d42

Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses #d59

The Highway Hymnal #d178

The Hosanna #d77

The Prize #d75

The Robin: A Collection #d15

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The Welcome: a book of hymns, songs and lessons for the children of the New Church (3rd ed.) #43b

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