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Author: Henry L. Lettermann, b. 1932
The youngest of four children, Henry L. Lettermann was born February 28, 1932, to Henry Christopher Lettermann and Anna (née Gerstacker) Lettermann, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His primary level education took place at First Evangelical Lutheran School in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania, where his father served as principal. It was in this setting where the riches of the church’s song would be
imprinted on the young heart and mind of Henry Lettermann. After his education at First Lutheran, he attended Concordia High School, matriculating to Concordia Teachers College (now Concordia University) in River Forest, Illinois, where he received the bachelor of science degree in 1954. It was at Concordia where Lettermann’s love for literature and p… Go to person page >
BROTHER JAMES' AIR was composed by James Leith Macbeth Bain (b. Scotland, c. 1840; d. Liverpool, England, 1925), the healer, mystic, and poet known simply as Brother James. The tune was first published in his volume The great peace: being a New Year's greeting ... (1915). Born in a devout Christian…
Display Title: The Lord's My Shepherd, Leading MeFirst Line: The Lord's my shepherd, leading meTune Title: BROTHER JAMES' AIRAuthor: Henry L. Lettermann, b. 1932Meter: 86 86 86Date: 1982Subject: Comfort and Rest | ; Pilgrimage | ; Trust |