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Wonderful

Wonderful is Jesus, our matchless King

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [Wonderful is Jesus, our matchless King]
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative text cannot be shown for this hymn due to copyright.

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: Wonderful is Jesus, our matchless King
Title: Wonderful
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: Our Lord is leaidng us to glory
Publication Date: 1938
Copyright: Copyright, 1938 by The Stamps-Baxter Music Co.

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Encore #d210

Favorite Radio Songs #d214

Gospel Quartets #d195

Harbor Bells #d134

Audio

Old Fashioned Revival Hour Songs #19

Radiant Joy #138

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