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O, for the friends and loved ones gone on

O, for the friends and loved ones gone on

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [O for the friends and loved ones gone on]
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O, for the friends and loved ones gone on
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Only sleeping, calmly sleeping

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Crown Him King #d137
Praise Him #d176
The Baptist Standard Hymnal with Responsive Readings #736Page Scan
Victory Songs #d145
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