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Wie ein Strom von oben aus der Herrlichkeit

Author: Frances Ridley Havergal, 1836-1895

Havergal, Frances Ridley, daughter of the Rev. W. H. Havergal, was born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836. Five years later her father removed to the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Worcester. In August, 1850, she entered Mrs. Teed's school, whose influence over her was most beneficial. In the following year she says, "I committed my soul to the Saviour, and earth and heaven seemed brighter from that moment." A short sojourn in Germany followed, and on her return she was confirmed in Worcester Cathedral, July 17, 1853. In 1860 she left Worcester on her father resigning the Rectory of St. Nicholas, and resided at different periods in Leamington, and at Caswall Bay, Swansea, broken by visits to Switzerland, Scotland, and North Wales. She died… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Wie ein Strom von oben aus der Herrlichkeit
English Title: Like a River Glorious
Author: Frances Ridley Havergal, 1836-1895
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Friede meines Gottes, stille, tiefe Ruh'
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.

Tune

WYE VALLEY

James Mountain (b. Leeds, York, England, 1844; d. Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, 1933) composed WYE VALLEY for Havergal's text ("Like a river glorious") on one of his first preaching tours through Britain. Throughout his life Mountain was influenced by the Countess of Huntington and her following o…

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