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The holy song hath died away

The holy song hath died away

Author: R. W. Hamilton
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: R. W. Hamilton

Hamilton, Richard Winter, LL.D., D.D., born in London, July 6, 1794, and educated at Mill Hill School, and Hoxton College. In 1815 he became the minister of the Albion Street Chapel, Leeds, and then of Belgrave in the same town in 1836. He remained pastor of that congregation to his death, on July 18, 1848. His prose works were numerous, and, at the time of their publication, exceedingly popular. He was joint editor of A Selection of Hymns, &c, 1822 [Congregational Hymnody, 6], and contributed hymns to Clapham's Leeds Sunday School Union Hymn Book, 1833; Leifchild's Original Hymns, 1842 (six hymns); and the Leeds Hymn Book, 1853. His Nugae Literariae, 1841, contained several of his hymns, and 13 versions of Psalms. Of his hymns the follow… Go to person page >

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First Line: The holy song hath died away
Author: R. W. Hamilton

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d795

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d799

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d800

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #972

The Highway Hymnal #d287

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