Onward and upward, go forth in thy might

Onward and upward, go forth in thy might

Author: W. T. Giffe
Tune: [Onward and upward, go forth in thy might]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: W. T. Giffe

Born: June 28, 1848, Port­land, In­di­a­na. Died: Ju­ly 13, 1926, Se­at­tle, Wash­ing­ton. Buried: Mount Hope Cem­e­te­ry, Lo­gans­port, In­di­a­na. Giffe grew up in Coll­ege Cor­ners, In­di­a­na (near Port­land), and served in the Army dur­ing the clos­ing days of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war. Af­ter the war, he at­tend­ed Li­ber Coll­ege, and stu­died law for two years. While in col­lege, he was a mem­ber of the col­lege glee club, and took les­sons in the col­lege sing­ing school. Lat­er, he stu­died with teach­ers such as J. W. Suff­ern, George Root, Lu­ther Em­er­son, Ho­ra­tio Pal­mer, and Hen­ry Perk­ins. Giffe had a fine bar­i­tone voice, and was in de­mand as a con­cert s… Go to person page >

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First Line: Onward and upward, go forth in thy might
Author: W. T. Giffe

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Conquest Hymns, New and Old for all Services #d167

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Hymns for His Praise #151a

New Onward and Upward #d124

Onward and Upward #d69

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The Best Gospel Songs and their composers #115

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