Why in thy bondage wilt thou stay

Why in thy bondage wilt thou stay

Author: Birdie Bell
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Birdie Bell

C. Louise Bell, also known a Birdie Bell, was born, raised and lived in New York city. She began writing hymns when she was sixteen years old. She is the author of more than 500 hymns, 200 religious poems, and 200 Christmas and Easter lyrics, as well as short stories, and articles. She wrote under the name of Birdie Bell, which is what her family called her. 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: Why in thy bondage wilt thou stay
Author: Birdie Bell
Refrain First Line: Return, return, O heed the tender plea
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Coronation Songs #d246
Crowning Theme #d77
Crowning Theme; Nos. 1 and 2 combined #d163
Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d254
Sweetest Praises #d331
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