[Are you ready for the Bridegroom]

[Are you ready for the Bridegroom]

Composer: Ralph Hudson (1879)
Published in 36 hymnals

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Composer: Ralph Hudson

Ralph Hudson (1843-1901) was born in Napoleon, OH. He served in the Union Army in the Civil War. After teaching for five years at Mt. Union College in Alliance he established his own publishing company in that city. He was a strong prohibitionist and published The Temperance Songster in 1886. He compiled several other collections and supplied tunes for gospel songs, among them Clara Tear Williams' "All my life long I had panted" (Satisfied). See 101 More Hymn Stories, K. Osbeck, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1985). Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Are you ready for the Bridegroom]
Composer: Ralph Hudson (1879)
Incipit: 55111 12165 11111
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #433
Text: Behold the Bridegroom (Hudson)
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The Cyber Hymnal #433

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