O God of Abram [Abraham], hear

O God of Abram [Abraham], hear

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 23 hymnals

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: O God of Abram [Abraham], hear
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Church Psalmist: or psalms and hymns for the public, social and private use of evangelical Christians (5th ed.) #464

Massachusetts Sabbath School Hymn Book #d130

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Methodist Social Hymn Book #339

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d88

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #625

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #665

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The Presbyterian Hymnal #665

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The Reformed Church Hymnal: with tunes #264

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