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When we cross the river

When we leave this world

Author: Freeman Lewis
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Freeman Lewis

Freeman Lewis USA 1780-1859. Born at Basking Ridge, NJ, he became a surveyor, writer, and traveling school teacher who played the organ and wrote music on the side. His family moved to Fayette, PA, in 1796. In 1809 he married Rebecca A Craft, and they had 11 children: Runyan, David, George, James, John, William, Levi. Alpheus, Thomas, Margaret, and Mary Ann. Three died young (of flux and scarlet fever). He compiled and published a book of camp meeting hymns and other sacred music:”The beauties of harmony” (1813-16-18), which included some of his own compositions. An appendix to it contained explanations of musical terms amd rules and principles of composition. These were sometimes used in singing schools. He also served as cou… Go to person page >

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First Line: When we leave this world
Title: When we cross the river
Author: Freeman Lewis
Copyright: Public Domain


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Carols of Glory #d187

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