Because I'm so glad

So far away from the homeland

Author: W. Oliver Cooper
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: W. Oliver Cooper

W. Oliver Cooper Birth: Oct. 24, 1885 Meriwether County Georgia, USA Death: unknown Hymn writer. In 1945, he wrote "Heaven Will Surely Be Worth it All." He was educated musically in various singing schools and normals in Oklahoma and Tennessee. Mr. Cooper performed with a radio quartet in Birmingham, AL for several years. He was a prolific writer and composed approximately 1,500 songs. He served many years as president of the Cullman County, Alabama Singing Convention and worked as a member of the faculty at Hartford Musical Institute. He was musical editor for Hartford Song Books and resided in Cullman, AL. Burial: Unknown --www.findagrave.com/ Go to person page >

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First Line: So far away from the homeland
Title: Because I'm so glad
Author: W. Oliver Cooper
Refrain First Line: My soul is ever rejoicing

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