When He Calls His Reapers

What a happy time on that glad morning, waiting when the sheaves are garnered in

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [What a happy time on that glad morning, waiting when the sheaves are garnered in]
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Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

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First Line: What a happy time on that glad morning, waiting when the sheaves are garnered in
Title: When He Calls His Reapers
Author: Luther G. Presley
Language: English
Refrain First Line: When He calls His reapers yonder to that land
Publication Date: 1944
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1944.

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