I've a Friend

Though the world allure with its gilded charm

Author: C. Austin Miles
Tune: [Though the world allure with its gilded charm]
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Though the world allure with its gilded charm
Title: I've a Friend
Author: C. Austin Miles
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I've a Friend who will every need supply
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Offering of Praise #d201

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Rose of Sharon Hymns #466

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The Gospel Message No. 1 #14

The Gospel Message No. 1. Special ed. #d124

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The Voice of Praise No. 3 #52

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