O Matchless Grace

Author: Rev. C. L. Dorris

Early 20th Century Religious Music His Hobby -- Moberly Minister Is Writer Of More Than 800 Hymns -- Rev. C. L. Dorris, pastor of the New Hope, Clark and Itenick Methodist Churches. The Rev. Mr. Dorris, who has made his home in Moborly since May of last year, has written more than 800 songs. They have been published by the nation's leading publishers of religious music. For most of the hymns, he wrote only the lyrics -- or song poems, as he calls them. For some he wrote only the music and for others both the words and the melody. One of the Rev. Mr. Dorris' collaborators is his wife, who hss composed music for his lyrics and has published on her own. "Music is definitely a hobby with me," Mr. Dorris said. He gets very little money f… Go to person page >

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First Line: The Savior died to rescue me
Title: O Matchless Grace
Author: Rev. C. L. Dorris
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O matchless grace, O joy divine
Publication Date: 1927
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1927.

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