O the hills are sweet and the waters clear

O the hills are sweet and the waters clear

Author: George F. Root
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: George F. Root

Root, George F., MUS. DOC, born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., Aug. 30, 1820. He is much more widely known as a composer of popular music than as a hymn writer. Four of his hymns are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. Nos. 16, 100, 293, and 297. A sympathetic biographical sketch, with portrait, is in The Tonic Sol-Fa Reporter, Sep. 1886. He died Aug. 6, 1895. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: O the hills are sweet and the waters clear
Author: George F. Root

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Heart and Voice #d126

Heart and Voice: a New Collection of Sunday School Songs #d131

Pure Delight #d70

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