Wonderful City

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Over the river, shining forever
Title: Wonderful City
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Wonderful city, beautiful city



Instances (1 - 16 of 16)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Complete Christian Hymnal #d150
Everlasting Praises No. 2 #d102
Everlasting Praises No. 4 #d89
From the Cross to the Crown No. 2 #d134
Gospel Quartets #d118
Living Songs of Faith and Hope #d137
New and Old Gospel Songs and Hymns #d110
Our Favorite Hymnal #d251
Our Leader #d92
Quartet Song Book No. 3 #d63
Sacred Selections for the Church #380
Spiritual Evangel: a Book of Songs with Soul Appeal #d132
Sunday School and Revival Songs No.2 #d160
The Crown #d102
World Wide Church Songs #d149
Zion Songs, Spiritual Hymns #d122
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