Savior, Hear My Prayer

Savior, hear me while I pray, Be My God and be my stay

Author: Edwin O. Excell
Tune: [Savior, hear me while I pray]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Edwin O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Savior, hear me while I pray, Be My God and be my stay
Title: Savior, Hear My Prayer
Author: Edwin O. Excell
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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