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O little birds that all day long

O little birds that all day long

Author: Annie Matheson
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Annie Matheson

Matheson, Annie, eldest daughter of Rev. James Matheson, Congregational Minister, of Nottingham, was born at Blackheath, March, 1853, and resided at Notting Hill, London. She died in 1924. At an early age she showed considerable literary ability, her first hymn, "Jesus, the children are calling," being composed when she was only 13 years old. This hymn, attracting the attention of Dr. George MacDonald, was introduced by him to the notice of the editor of Good Words, who inserted it in that magazine, as a "Hymn by a Child." In 1869 appeared "I am weak and weary, Lord," and from that time Miss Matheson was a frequent contributor to Good Words, Macmillan, The Spectator, St. Nicholas, and other magazines, both English and American. Her illust… Go to person page >

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First Line: O little birds that all day long
Author: Annie Matheson

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Heart and Voice #d184
Heart and Voice #d186
Junior Carols: a collection of sacred songs for Junior Societies, Sunday Schools, the Home Circle #10Page Scan
Sunday School Service Book and Hymnal #67Page Scan
Universal Hymns Compiled for the North End Union #d114
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