O Come, Come Away

O come, come away, from labor now reposing

Author: W. E. Hickson
Tune: O COME AWAY
Published in 29 hymnals

Author: W. E. Hickson

William Edward Hickson [also known as Richman Hopson] United Kingdom 1803-1870. Born at London, England, the son of a boot maker, he studied at schools in Germany and the Netherlands. In 1830 he married Jane Brown. He became a businessman and an educational writer, retiring from his business in his late 30s to concentrate on philanthropic pursuits, particularly the cause of elementary education. He authored six books on various business and social topics. Of Baptist faith and having musical interest he authored: “The singing master” (1836), “Dutch & German schools” (1840), “Part singing” (1842), “Time and faith” (2 volumnes-1857), and “Try again”. In 1839 he visited North Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium to st… Go to person page >

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First Line: O come, come away, from labor now reposing
Title: O Come, Come Away
Author: W. E. Hickson
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Sacred Harp #334

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