When We Reach Home

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: What an anthem we shall raise
Title: When We Reach Home
Author: James Rowe
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Some better day
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Celestial Chimes #d97

Diamonds #d232

Home Gospel Songs #d254

Home Gospel Songs No. 2 #d221

Home Gospel Songs No. 2 #d222

Praises #d102

Soul Echoes #d241

Soul Melodies #d235

Page Scan

Temple Bells #92

Tested Songs #d233

The Silver Star #d171

Waves of Praise #d124

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