Lovely River

Lovely, lovely river, On thy way so free

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [Lovely, lovely river]
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Rv Palmer Hartsough USA 1844-1932. Born in Redford, MI, he attended Kalamazoo College and Michigan State Normal school (later MSU). He became an author, editor, lyricist, and librettist. After working as a traveling singing teacher in MI, IL, IA, OH, KY and TN, he opened a music studio in Rock Island, IL, around 1877, also directing music at a Baptist church there. In 1893, due to his poetic abilities, he moved to Cincinnati, OH, and joined the Fillmore Music Company, providing texts (over 1000) for their music. He also served as music director at the Bethel Mission and the 9th Street Baptist Church. He became a traveling song evangelist in 1903, and was ordained a Baptist minister in 1906, serving in Ontario, Canada, and MI from 191… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lovely, lovely river, On thy way so free
Title: Lovely River
Author: Palmer Hartsough
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lovely river, with its crystal flood
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Association Songs No.1 #d89

Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 2 #d24

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Gospel Songs No. 2 #332

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Joy and Praise #68

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Life Songs #135

Songs of Triumph #d113

The Pathway of Praise No. 1 #d72

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