Beautiful Things Above

There's a beautiful river above

Author: Henry S. Perkins
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Henry S. Perkins

Henry Southwick Perkins USA 1833-1914. Born at Stockbridge, VT, the son of musical parents (both singers) he was trained musically, primarly by his father. He attended some of the best literary schools in his youth. His formal music education began in 1857, when he entered the Boston Music School, graduating in 1861. For over 20 years he devoted considerable time to conducting music festivals and conventions throughout America, from ME to CA. He also taught music in NY, OH, IN, WI, IA, CO, KS, and TX. He served as Professor of Music at the University of IA (1867-69), principal of the IA Academy of Music, Iowa City, IA, for five years, and principal at the KS Normal Music School for five consecutive summers. He composed vocal music fo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a beautiful river above
Title: Beautiful Things Above
Author: Henry S. Perkins
Refrain First Line: We will sing of the beautiful river
Copyright: Public Domain



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