Lord, You Bid Us Ever

Translator: Harry Eskew

Harry Eskew, originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina, became interested in the stories behind hymns as a church music student at Furman University (B. A. in Music, 1958). He carried this interest further as a graduate student at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (Master of Sacred Music, 1960), where he wrote a thesis on the Spartanburg shape-note singing school teacher, compiler, and composer, William (Singing Billy) Walker (1809-1875). In his doctoral studies in musicology at Tulane University (Ph. D. 1966) where he studied with the renowned American music historian, Gilbert Chase, he wrote a dissertation on “Shape-Note Hymnody in the Shenandoah Valley, 1816-1868.” In 1965 he joined the church music faculty of New Orle… Go to person page >

Author: Otmar Schulz

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Text Information

First Line: Lord, you bid us ever
Title: Lord, You Bid Us Ever
German Title: Du, Herr, heisst uns hoffen
Author: Otmar Schulz
Translator: Harry Eskew
Language: English
Copyright: Used by permission Verlag Singende Gemeinde, Wuppertal, F.R.G.


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Baptist Hymnal (1975 ed) #378

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