The Beautiful River

There's a beautiful, beautiful river

Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Tune: [There's a beautiful, beautiful river]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Ada Blenkhorn

Ada Jane Blenkhorn Canada 1858-1927 Born in Cobourg, Ontario, the 10th of 11 children, she emigrated with her family to the U.S. In 1884 and settled in Cleveland, OH.. She was raised a Methodist, and began writing hymn lyrics at age 34. A prolific writer of hymn lyrics, she was about to give it up when a friend encouraged her to continue, telling her some soul might be saved by a hymn she would write. She worked for many years as secretary to her brother, Henry's, real estate company. After his death in 1923, she became president of the company. She never married. John Perry  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a beautiful, beautiful river
Title: The Beautiful River
Author: Ada Blenkhorn
Language: English
Publication Date: 1898
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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