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Of shepherds the nations have sung

Of shepherds the nations have sung

Author: Oliver Holden
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Oliver Holden

Holden, Oliver, one of the pioneers of American psalmody, was born in 1765, and was brought up as a carpenter. Subsequently he became a teacher and music-seller. He died at Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1844. His published works are American Harmony, 1793; the Worcester Collection, 1797; and other Tune books. One of his most popular tunes is "Coronation." It is thought that he edited a small hymn-book, published at Boston before 1808, in which are 21 of his hymns with the signature "H." A single copy only of this book is known, and that is without title-page. Of his hymns the following are in common use:— 1. All those who seek a throne of grace. [God present where prayer is offered.] Was given in Peabody's Springfield Collection, 1835… Go to person page >

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First Line: Of shepherds the nations have sung
Author: Oliver Holden
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Christian's Pocket Companion #d39

The Young Convert's Companion #d85

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