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Praise the Lord

Praise the Lord! Praise, O servants of the Lord!

Author (v. 3-4): Marjorie Jillson (1970)
Tune: LAUDATE PUERI (Zimmermann)
Published in 12 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI
Representative text cannot be shown for this hymn due to copyright.

Author (v. 3-4): Marjorie Jillson

Marjorie Jillson was born in 1931 in Detroit and graduated from the College of Wooster, Ohio (B.A. in Religion, 1953). She was employed in various secretarial positions by the U.S. Government, Washington, D.C. She returned to Detroit and worked as a dental secretary (1973-1980) until she became ill. A member of Grosse Point Memorial Presbyterian Church, Jillson wrote the texts for Three Simple Melodies (1972) and Five Hymns (1973). The music for both collections was composed by Zimmermann. --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Praise the Lord! Praise, O servants of the Lord!
Title: Praise the Lord
Author (v. 3-4): Marjorie Jillson (1970)
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Copyright: V. 3, 4 © 1973 Concordia Publishing House


LAUDATE PUERI (Zimmermann)

LAUDATE PUERI was composed by Heinz Werner Zimmermann (b. Freiburg, Germany, 1930), a widely published composer of music written in a jazz-influenced style. LAUDATE PUERI is intended for unison singing, and, like the other church works by Zimmermann, it features some vocal syncopations contrasted by…

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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #833

Hymnal Supplement II #17

Text InfoTune InfoAudio

Psalter Hymnal (Gray) #177

Rejoice in the Lord #123

Sing and Rejoice! #93

The Book of Praise #418

The Presbyterian Hymnal #225


The Worshiping Church #38


With Heart and Voice #21

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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