The Wonderful Story

O wonderful, wonderful story, The sweetest that ever was told

Author: W. G. Cooper
Tune: [O wonderful, wonderful story] (Dortch)
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: W. G. Cooper

Rv William Gustin Cooper USA 1861-1938. Born in Evansville, WI, he married Mabel Luella Cooper. He became a Baptist minister having pastorates in Hortonville Village, WI, 1897 – 1901, and later in Ira, VT, in 1922. He also conducted camp meetings. He wrote a number of hymn lyrics and a few tunes. He died in Canton, ME. Note: In a campmeeting service in 1889, when the service was over, a lyricist, Warren Cornell, sat writing a poem. As he left the site, he dropped the paper he was writing and didn't notice it. An hour or or so later, Rev. Cooper came in to tidy up the tent area for the next service, saw the paper, picked it up and read it, and was so inspired by the words, that he finished writing the text and went to the organ… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O wonderful, wonderful story, The sweetest that ever was told
Title: The Wonderful Story
Author: W. G. Cooper
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O wonderful, wonderful, wonderful story
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)
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Dortch's Gospel Voices #469

Happy Greetings to All #d191

The Go Ye Hymnal #d92

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