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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

You called me, Father, by my name

You called me, Father, by my name

Author: Fred Kaan
Tune: HAWLEY
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Fred Kaan

Fred Kaan Hymn writer. His hymns include both original work and translations. He sought to address issues of peace and justice. He was born in Haarlem in the Netherlands in July 1929. He was baptised in St Bavo Cathedral but his family did not attend church regularly. He lived through the Nazi occupation, saw three of his grandparents die of starvation, and witnessed his parents deep involvement in the resistance movement. They took in a number of refugees. He became a pacifist and began attending church in his teens. Having become interested in British Congregationalism (later to become the United Reformed Church) through a friendship, he was attended Western College in Bristol. He was ordained in 1955 at the Windsor Road Congregation… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: You called me, Father, by my name
Author: Fred Kaan
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Publication Date: 1979
Copyright: Copyright 1979 Hymn Society of America

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Hymn Society of America [Hymns Published for Special Occasions, and on Special Subjects] 1942-79 #d242

Three Hymns for 1979 #3

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