Lo the day of days is here earth puts on her robe of cheer

Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer

Hosmer, Frederick Lucian, B.A., was born at Framingham, Mass., in 1840, and educated at Harvard, where he graduated B.A. in 1869. Entering the Unitarian Ministry in 1872 he has held charges in Quincy, Ill., 1872-77; Cleveland, Ohio, 1878-92; St. Louis, 1894-99; and since 1899, at Berkeley, Cal. His Way of Life, 1877, was a compilation of Prayers and Responsive Services for Sunday Schools. Of Unity Hymns and Carols, 1880, he was joint editor with W. C. Gannett and J. V. Blake. His hymns were published jointly by him and W. C. Gannett (q.v.), as The Thought of God in Hymns and Poems (Boston: Little, Brown & Co.), 1st Series, 1885; 2nd Series, 1894. Of his 56 hymns in this work the following have come into common use, for the most part during… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lo the day of days is here earth puts on her robe of cheer
Author: Frederick Lucian Hosmer
Refrain First Line: Day of hope and prophecy

Tune

SALZBURG (Hintze)

The tune SALZBURG, named after the Austrian city made famous by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was first published anonymously in the nineteenth edition of Praxis Pietatis Melica (1678); in that hymnbook's twenty-fourth edition (1690) the tune was attributed to Jakob Hintze (b. Bernau, Germany, 1622; d. B…

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Instances

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Chapel Hymns and Services #d62
Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #199
Services for Congregational Worship #206Page Scan
Song-Hymnal of Praise and Joy, a selection of spiritual songs, old and new #60Page Scan
The Beacon Hymnal #d116
The Beacon Song and Service book #240
The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America #545
The New Hymn and Tune Book #d214
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