To the Work

There's a time to labor, and a time to play

Author: John R. Clements
Tune: [There's a time to labor, and a time to play]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John R. Clements

John R. Clements was born in County Armagh, Ireland 28 November 1868 and was brought to the United States at the age of two years. He worked at the age of thirteen as a retail grocery clerk and had a successful wholesale grocery business. He began writing poetry when he was young. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There's a time to labor, and a time to play
Title: To the Work
Author: John R. Clements
Refrain First Line: To the work with a will



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