Eden Reeder Latta, 1839-1915
Born: March 24, 1839, Haw Patch, Indiana.
Died: Dec 21, 1915, Guttenberg, Iowa.
Buried: City cemetery, Guttenberg, Iowa.
Boyhood friend of William A. Ogden, Latta taught for a time in the public schools of Colesburg, Iowa. He wrote over 1,600 songs and hymns in his lifetime. His works include:
The River of Life (Boston, Massachusetts: Oliver Ditson Company)
Hall, pp. 173-75
Away to the Woods
Beautiful Robe and Crown
Blessèd Be the Fountain
Bright Glory to Come
Can Jesus See and Hear?
Come to Jesus
He Is Risen
I’m a Child of the King
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Display Title: It Is Waiting There for Me!First Line: There's a welcome blest that my soul shall hearTune Title: NEWFOUNDLANDAuthor: Eden R. LattaMeter: 10.7.10 DSource: Victory of Song, by D. W. Crist (Moultrie, Ohio: D. W. Crist, 1892), number 1