Now before You, Lord, We Gather

Now before thee, Lord, we gather

Author: Carolina Sandell; Translator: A. L. Skoog, 1856-1934 (alt.)
Tune: MONTCLAIR
Published in 4 hymnals

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Author: Carolina Sandell

Lina Sandell (full name: Karolina Wilhelmina Sandell-Berg) (3 October 1832–27 July 1903) was a Swedish poet and author of gospel hymns. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

Translator: A. L. Skoog, 1856-1934

Skoog, Andrew L. (Gunnarskog, Sweden, December 17, 1856 [sic]--October 30, 1934, Minneapolis, Minnesota). Evangelical Covenant. Son of pietists. Tailor's apprentice at 10. Family emigrated to St. Paul, Minn., when Andrew was 13. Only formal music training was 12 lessons on a melodeon. Organist, choir director, and Sunday School superintendent in Swedish Tabernacle, Minneapolis, 1886-1916. Co-editor of hymnals: Evangelii Basun I & II, 1881-1883; Lilla Basunen, 1890; and Jubelklangen, 1896. Was in editorial committee of Covenant's first three hymnals: Sions Basun, 1908; De Ungas Sångbok, 1914; and Mission Hymns, 1921. Editor and publisher of Gittit 1892-1908, a monthly choir journal with music; a series of ten bound volumes of choir selectio… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now before thee, Lord, we gather
Title: Now before You, Lord, We Gather
Author: Carolina Sandell
Translator: A. L. Skoog, 1856-1934 (alt.)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.8.7

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