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Lo, The Winter Is Past

Nature from her sleep is waking

Author: Arthur M. F. Custance (1902)
Tune: [Nature from her sleep is waking]
Published in 1 hymnal

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Nature from her sleep is waking,
From her icy bondage breaking,
Vernal life and beauty taking,
Lo, the winter is past.
Birds their carols sweet are singing
Trees and flow’rs their fragrance bringing,
Lo, the winter is past,
Lo, the winter is past.

2 In our hearts new joy is dawning,
On this happy Easter morning,
Every life with hope adorning,
Lo! the winter is past!
Gone are Lenten gloom and sadness,
Bright our path with Easter gladness,
Lo! the winter is past!
Lo! the winter is past!

3 Christ with pow’rs of Death hath striven,
To the world new life hath given,
Op’ning wide the gates of Heaven,
Lo! the winter is past.
Sing we to our Lord most glorious,
Rising over Death victorious,
Lo! the winter is past!
Lo! the winter is past!

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11722

Author: Arthur M. F. Custance

Born: June 9, 1867, Col­wall, Her­e­ford­shire, Eng­land. Died: Au­gust 21, 1926, Du­lu­th, Min­ne­so­ta. Custance’s par­ents were George Musg­rave Cus­tance and Eliz­a­beth Hume. In 1881, Ar­thur was stu­dy­ing in Lan­cing, Sus­sex. He then at­tend­ed Ox­ford Un­i­ver­si­ty, and in 1891, was prob­ab­ly in Pem­broke­shire, Wales. After em­i­grat­ing to Amer­i­ca, he taught La­tin and mu­sic in the pub­lic schools of Du­luth, Min­ne­so­ta (1892-1926). He served as choir mas­ter for St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church in Du­luth over the same time span, and was al­so an or­gan­ist and com­pos­er. Custance’s first wife, Thy­rea, died be­fore 1920. At the time of his death, his wife… Go to person page >

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First Line: Nature from her sleep is waking
Title: Lo, The Winter Is Past
Author: Arthur M. F. Custance (1902)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #11722
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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