Öffne mein Auge

Author: Clara H. Scott

Clara Harriett Fiske Jones Scott USA 1841-1897. Born at Elk Grove, IL, daughter of a farmer, the family moved to Chicago in 1856. Clara enrolled in the first Chicago Musical Institute, after founders, Chauncy M Cady and William Bradbury, opened it in 1858. Following her graduation from the program, she found employment at the new Lyons Girl’s Seminary (also founded in 1858) in Lyons, IA. While working there, she met Henry Clay Scott, who worked for Scott & Ovington Brothers wholesale crockery company. The two married in 1861 in McGregor, IA. They had two daughters, Medora and Mary. The family moved to Austin, IL, near Chicago in the 1870s. She become a composer, hymnwriter, and publisher. She was the first woman to publish a vo… Go to person page >

Translator: E. C. Magaret

(no biographical information available about E. C. Magaret.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Öffne mein Auge, lass mich seh'n
Title: Öffne mein Auge
English Title: Open My Eyes, That I May See
Author: Clara H. Scott
Translator: E. C. Magaret
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

[Open my eyes that I may see]

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list above. The hymn first appeared in Best Hymns No. 2, by Elisha A. Hoffman & Harold F. Sayles (Chicago, Illinois: Evangelical Publishing Company, 1895) (MIDI, score). Some…

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Instances

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Page Scan

Pilgerklänge #86

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