'Tis a good work, grand work

'Tis a good work, grand work

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Published in 7 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: 'Tis a good work, grand work
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: 'Tis a grand work, winning souls

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Himmelwaerts, eine Sammlung Geistlicher Lieder fuer Sonntagschulen und Jugendvereine [Mit Anhand] #d57
New Anti-Saloon Songs #d101
Riches of Grace a Collection of New Songs and Standard Hymns #E231
Songs for Work and Worship #d213
Songs of Conquest No. l #d95
Spirit and Life No. 2: a collection of new songs for the Sunday school, young people's societies, gospel and devotional meetings, etc., etc. #39Page Scan
The New Living Hymns No. 2 #d371



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