Wake the song! Wake the song! Fill the world with singing

Wake the song! Wake the song! Fill the world with singing

Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
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Author: Grant Colfax Tullar

Grant Colfax Tullar was born August 5, 1869, in Bolton, Connecticut. He was named after the American President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. After the American Civil War, his father was disabled and unable to work, having been wounded in the Battle of Antietam. Tullar's mother died when he was just two years old so Grant had no settled home life until he became an adult. Yet from a life of sorrow and hardship he went on to bring joy to millions of Americans with his songs and poetry. As a child, he received virtually no education or religious training. He worked in a woolen mill and as a shoe clerk. The last Methodist camp meeting in Bolton was in 1847. Tullar became a Methodist at age 19 at a camp meeting near Wat… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wake the song! Wake the song! Fill the world with singing
Author: Grant Colfax Tullar
Publication Date: 1922
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Junior Song and Service Book: for Sunday schools and young people's societies #24

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