The song that reached his breast

The village choir was singing

Author: James Rowe
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The village choir was singing
Title: The song that reached his breast
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Come unto me ye weary
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 11 of 11)

Billows of Praise #d207

Diamonds #d198

Gospel Rays #d234

Harvest of Light #d203

Helpful Hymns #d198

Messenger of Song #d185

Redemption Hymns #d200

Soul Echoes #d208

Soul Melodies #d199

Tested Songs #d198

Triumphant Joy #d223

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