Too Late

Someone will knock at the beautiful gate

Author: C. B. Widmeyer
Tune: [Someone will knock at the beautiful gate]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: C. B. Widmeyer

Widmeyer, Charles B. (Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, 1884--California, December 14, 1974). Studied vocal music from age 12 under J.M. Cowgill; at age 15 began teaching classes of his own. First song was written at age 15. The first one published, "Upon the Cross," was written at age 20. Bachelor of Music degree from Bethany-Peniel, Bethany, Oklahoma. Wrote more than 350 songs; edited or contributed to many songbooks. "Come and Dine" was written following the reading of John 21:12 and his meditation on the similarity between the tired, hungry disciples and people of his day both spiritually and physically hungry; translated into Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, and Serbian. --E. Roger Taylor, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Someone will knock at the beautiful gate
Title: Too Late
Author: C. B. Widmeyer
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Sad, sad, sad will it be
Publication Date: 1908
Copyright: Public Domain

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Rose of Sharon Hymns #341

Songs of Pentecostal Power, Complete #268

Songs of the Pentecostal Flame #d85

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