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Open the Windows of Heaven

Open the windows of heaven, O Lord, And blessings upon us now richly pour

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [Open the windows of heaven, O Lord] (Fillmore)
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Rv Palmer Hartsough USA 1844-1932. Born in Redford, MI, he attended Kalamazoo College and Michigan State Normal school (later MSU). He became an author, editor, lyricist, and librettist. After working as a traveling singing teacher in MI, IL, IA, OH, KY and TN, he opened a music studio in Rock Island, IL, around 1877, also directing music at a Baptist church there. In 1893, due to his poetic abilities, he moved to Cincinnati, OH, and joined the Fillmore Music Company, providing texts (over 1000) for their music. He also served as music director at the Bethel Mission and the 9th Street Baptist Church. He became a traveling song evangelist in 1903, and was ordained a Baptist minister in 1906, serving in Ontario, Canada, and MI from 191… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Open the windows of heaven, O Lord, And blessings upon us now richly pour
Title: Open the Windows of Heaven
Author: Palmer Hartsough
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Thy voice, Lord, have we heard
Publication Date: 1898
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 1 #d35

Fillmores' Gospel Songs for Young People's Meetings, Prayer Meetings, Revival Meetings, and Sunday School #d111

Fillmores' Missionary Songs for Misionary Societies. Rev. #d64

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Quartets and Choruses for Men #111

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