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O thou whose favor hallows all occasions

Author: Miriam Drury

Miriam Drury (1900-1985) was a native of California and lived there most of her life. Her husband was a faculty member at San Francisco Theological Seminary. After retirement, she lived in Monte Vista Presbyterian Retirement Home, Pasadena, California. Her hymn "Walk Tall, Christian" was also included in The Worshipbook (1970). Drury composed many complete hymns (words and music), anthems, and poems for both children and adults. She was an award-winning composer for the Hymn Society of America and a number of her hymns were published by the society. The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion 1993… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O thou whose favor hallows all occasions
Author: Miriam Drury
Meter: 11.10.11.10.10.10
Publication Date: 1961
Copyright: Copyright 1961 by the Hymn Society of America

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FINLANDIA

In 1899 Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (b. Hameenlina, Tavastehus, Finland, 1865; Jarvenpaa, near Helsingfors, Finland, 1957) wrote a musical score for six historical tableaux in a pageant that celebrated and supported the Finnish press against Russian oppression. In 1900 Sibelius revised the music…

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THOMAS CIRCLE


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Hymn Society of America [Hymns Published for Special Occasions, and on Special Subjects] 1942-79 #d176

Hymnbook for Christian Worship #377

The Hymnal of the United Church of Christ #d198

Thirteen New Marriage and Family Life Hymns #9

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