O why wilt thou perish

O why wilt thou perish

Author: James Gall
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: James Gall

Gall, James, one of the Superintendents of the Carrubber's Close Mission, Edinburgh, was born in 1808, and has been associated with that mission since its commencement in 1858. Before that he had taken great interest in Sunday Schools and Church Music. About 1836, he invented a system of printing music without small musical type, a mode of printing which has been greatly improved by others. He published Anthems and Sacred Songs in 1843, including two of his hymns:— 1. O come, let us sing to the God of Salvation. Praise for Salvation. 2. Who hath believed ? Who hath believed? Praise to Jesus. He was also associated with The Sacred Song Book, 1843, which afterwards was named Sacred Melodies for Children, and in 1872 200 Sacred Melodi… Go to person page >

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First Line: O why wilt thou perish
Author: James Gall
Refrain First Line: O, turn to the Savior

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