To thee, our own, our native land

To thee, our own, our native land

Author: Edwin O. Excell
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Edwin O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… Go to person page >

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First Line: To thee, our own, our native land
Author: Edwin O. Excell
Refrain First Line: Our native land

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Eternal Praise for the Church and Sunday School #319

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International Praise: for the Sunday school and church #299

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