The old, old story

Author: Fred A. Fillmore

Born: May 15, 1856, Par­is, Ill­i­nois. Died: No­vem­ber 15, 1925, Ter­race Park, Ohio. Buried: Mil­ford, Ohio. Frederick Augustus Fillmore, who was born on May 15, 1856, in Paris, IL, one of seven children, five sons and two daughters, born to Augustus Damon and Hannah Lockwood Fillmore. His father was a preacher in the Christian Church, as well as a composer, songbook compiler, and hymn publisher who developed his own system of musical notation using numbers on the staff in place of note heads. Augustus eventually settled in Cincinnati, OH, and established a music publishing business there. Until 1906, there was no official distinction between "Christian Churches" and "Churches of Christ." The names were used pretty much inte… Go to person page >

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First Line: They're telling a story so wondrous
Title: The old, old story
Author: Fred A. Fillmore
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the old, old story and 'tis true

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