A rift in the clouds

There's a rift in the clouds

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a rift in the clouds
Title: A rift in the clouds
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Look above, look above
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Bells of Heaven #d381

Bells of Heaven #d347

Bible School Songs #d149

Eureka Carols #d87

Happy Voices No. 1 #d159

Salvation Melodies No. 1 #d101

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