Home On the Banks of the River

There's a beautiful home beyond the dark river

Author: Austin Taylor
Tune: [There's a beautiful home beyond the dark river]
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Austin Taylor

Austin Taylor (October 14, 1881 – January 1, 1973) Austin Taylor was born October 14, 1881 in Morgantown, Kentucky. He served Churches of Christ, one of three branches of the Stone-Campbell Movement for all of his long life as a song writer, song leader, minister, preacher, teacher, and singing school leader. The school he helped to found, the Texas Normal Singing School, still holds its camp every Summer. The Taylors moved to Sherman, TX in 1890. There Austin began his music career as a singing school teacher and song writer. Two of his outstanding teachers were Horatio Richmond Palmer (1834-1907) of New York, who wrote songs such as “Master the Tempest is Raging,” “Angry Words,” and “O Lord, Our Lord,” and Dr. Horace Neel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a beautiful home beyond the dark river
Title: Home On the Banks of the River
Author: Austin Taylor
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Home on the banks of the river
Publication Date: 1957
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Gospel Songs No. 2 #d158

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Sacred Selections for the Church #373

Sacred Song Service #d125

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Singing In Heaven #16

Spiritual Evangel #d162

The Complete Church Hymnal #d284

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