[Back to my Father and home]

[Back to my Father and home]

Composer: Geo. C. Stebbins
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Geo. C. Stebbins

Stebbins studied music in Buffalo and Rochester, New York, then became a singing teacher. Around 1869, he moved to Chicago, Illinois, to join the Lyon and Healy Music Company. He also became the music director at the First Baptist Church in Chicago. It was in Chicago that he met the leaders in the Gospel music field, such as George Root, Philip Bliss, & Ira Sankey. At age 28, Stebbins moved to Boston, Massachusetts, where he became music director at the Claredon Street Baptist Church; the pastor there was Adoniram Gordon. Two years later, Stebbins became music director at Tremont Temple in Boston. Shortly thereafter, he became involved in evangelism campaigns with Moody and others. Around 1900, Stebbins spent a year as an evangelist in I… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Back to my Father and home]
Composer: Geo. C. Stebbins
Incipit: 56717 67571 2171
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Copyright, 1914, by Charles M. Alexander, Hope Publishing Co., owner.



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Foursquare Hymnal of Standard Songs of Evangelism #259


Tabernacle Hymns #343

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The Salvation Army Songs and Music #97

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