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Waiting for the Lord

Soon will the Bridegroom come to take us home

Author: R. E. Winsett
Tune: [Soon will the Bridegroom come to take us home]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: R. E. Winsett

Robert Emmett Winsett (January 15, 1876 — June 26, 1952 (aged 76) was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899. He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year Winsett completed postgraduate work at a conservatory. He married Birdie Harris in 1908, and had three sons and two daughters with her. He settled in Fort Smith, Arkansas, continuing to compose gospel songs, of which he would write over 1,000 in total. He became a minister… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Soon will the Bridegroom come to take us home
Title: Waiting for the Lord
Author: R. E. Winsett
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Waiting, waiting for the Lord
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Songs of Beulah Land, a Revival and Church Songbook #d101

Songs of Pentecostal Power, Complete #274

Songs of Perennial Glory #10

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