Stretch Forth Thy Hand

Stretch forth thy hand, thy withered hand

Author: Geo. C. Hugg
Tune: [Stretch forth thy hand, thy withered hand]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Geo. C. Hugg

George Crawford Hugg USA 1848-1907. Born near Haddonfield, NJ, he became choirmaster at the Berlin, NJ, Presbyterian Church at age 12. At age 14 he published his first song, “Walk in the light”, which became very popular. He married Anne E Ketchum, and they had a daughter, Evangeline. He served as choirmaster of the Tabernacle Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, and also the Broad Street and Arch Street Methodist Episcopal Churches there. He was also closely associated with the Harper Memorial Presbyterian Church there. He was a prolific composer with over 2000 works, publishing 18 books of revival and Sunday school music, and 90 songs for special occasions (Christmas, Easter, etc.). He died in Philadelphia, PA. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Stretch forth thy hand, thy withered hand
Title: Stretch Forth Thy Hand
Author: Geo. C. Hugg
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Stretch forth thy hand, receive and bless
Publication Date: 1904
Copyright: Public Domain



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