Gathering Home

One by one, our friends are going on before

Author: A. J. Showalter
Tune: [One by one our friends are going on before] (Showalter)
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Author: A. J. Showalter

Anthony Johnson Showalter USA 1858-1924/ Born in Cherry Grove, VA, he became an organist, gospel music composer, author, teacher, editor, and publisher. He was taught by his father and in 1876 received training at the Ruebush-Kieffer School of Music, Dayton, VA. He also attended George Root’s National Normal school at Erie, PA, and Dr Palmer’s International Normal at Meadville, PA. He was teaching music in shape note singing schools by age 14. He taught literary school at age 19, and normal music schools at age 22, when he also published his first book. In 1881 he married Lucy Carolyn (Callie) Walser of TX, and they had seven children: Tennie, Karl, Essie, Jennie, Lena, Margaret, and Nellie. At age 23 he published his “Harmo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: One by one, our friends are going on before
Title: Gathering Home
Author: A. J. Showalter
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Gathering homeward one by one
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #13779
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 1 of 1)
ScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #13779

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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