The Reaper and the Flowers

There is a reaper whose name is death

Author: Henry W. Longfellow
Published in 33 hymnals

Author: Henry W. Longfellow

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth , D.C.L. was born at Portland, Maine, Feb. 27, 1807, and graduated at Bowdoin College, 1825. After residing in Europe for four years to qualify for the Chair of Modern Languages in that College, he entered upon the duties of the same. In 1835 he removed to Harvard, on his election as Professor of Modern Languages and Belles-Lettres. He retained that Professorship to 1854. His literary reputation is great, and his writings are numerous and well known. His poems, many of which are as household words in all English-speaking countries, display much learning and great poetic power. A few of these poems and portions of others have come into common use as hymns, but a hymn-writer in the strict sense of that term he… Go to person page >

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First Line: There is a reaper whose name is death
Title: The Reaper and the Flowers
Author: Henry W. Longfellow

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Instances (1 - 33 of 33)

Alexander's Male Choir #d40

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Brightest Glory #141

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Children's Praise #30

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Choral Echoes from the Church of God in All Ages #T43

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Choral Echoes from the Church of God in All Ages #293

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Garnered Gems of Sunday School Song #111

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Glory Bells #157

Happy Day #d129

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Hymns New and Old, No. 2 #154

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Life-Time Hymns #273a

Living Praise #d201

Love and Praise #d136

Lyra Sacra Americana #d193

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Minnetonka Songs #81

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New pearls of song #157a

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Palmer's Sabbath School Songs #63b

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Peerless Praise #81

Sacred Lyrics #d139

Sacred Songs for Church and Home #d493

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Singers and Songs of the Liberal Faith #217

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Songs for the Sabbath School and Vestry #110b

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Songs of Beulah #91

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Songs of the Soul #217

Sunday Hymns #d35

The Carol #d114

The Charm #d88

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The Palm #375b

The Sabbath Hour #d81

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The Shining River #143

The Tabernacle #d320

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The Treasury of American Sacred Song with Notes Explanatory and Biographical #36

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The Tree of Life #159

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Towner's Male Choir Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 Combined #96

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