Eden Reeder Latta, 1839-1915
Born: March 24, 1839, Haw Patch, Indiana.
Died: Dec 21, 1915, Guttenberg, Iowa.
Buried: City cemetery, Guttenberg, Iowa.
Boyhood friend of William A. Ogden, Latta taught for a time in the public schools of Colesburg, Iowa. He wrote over 1,600 songs and hymns in his lifetime. His works include:
The River of Life (Boston, Massachusetts: Oliver Ditson Company)
Hall, pp. 173-75
Away to the Woods
Beautiful Robe and Crown
Blessèd Be the Fountain
Bright Glory to Come
Can Jesus See and Hear?
Come to Jesus
He Is Risen
I’m a Child of the King
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Display Title: Speed the Gospel OnFirst Line: See the heathen o'er the seaTune Title: [See the heathen o'er the sea]Author: Eden Reeder LattaSource: White Robes, by Alonzo Abbey & M. J. Munger (Boston, Massachusetts: Oliver Ditson & Company), number 54