O Holy Spirit source of strength

Author: Violet Buchanan

Buchanan, Violet Nita (Critchett) - hymn writer Born: 16 Mar 1896 St. Marylebone, London, England Died: 26 Jul 1975 Westminster, London, England --musicsack.com/… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Holy Spirit source of strength
Author: Violet Buchanan

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MARTYRDOM (Wilson)

MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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