The ranks of light

O soldiers of the ranks

Author: H. Ernest Nichol
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: H. Ernest Nichol

H. Ernest Nichol (b. Hull, Yorkshire, England, 1862; d. Skirlaugh, Yorkshire, England, 1926) had begun a study program in civil engineering when he decided to study music instead. In 1888 he received a bachelor's degree in music from Oxford University. Nichol wrote some 130 hymn tunes and texts, many under the pseudonym “Colin Sterne” (derived from his middle and last name); many were first sung at church school programs. Psalter Hymnal Handbook… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O soldiers of the ranks
Title: The ranks of light
Author: H. Ernest Nichol
Refrain First Line: Like a billow of the mighty


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

His Boundless Love #d5

The Festival Song Budget, Children's Day #d21

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