Composer: Walter Bond Gilbert

Walter Bond Gilbert DMus United Kingdom 1829-1910. Born at Exeter, Devon, England, he studied music under Alfred Angel, Samuel Wesley and Henry Bishop. He attended New College, Oxford and the University of Toronto, Canada. He was organist in Devon at Topsham in 1847, Bideford in 1849, Kent at Tonbridge in 1854, Old Colliegiate Church, Maidstone in 1859, Lee in 1866, Boston, Lincolnshirein 1868, and Trinity Chapel in New York City in 1869-1897. He taught music at Tonbridge School, helped found the College of Organists, edited the America Episcopal Hymnal, and wrote a number of monographs, including “Antiquities of Maidstone”. He continued to write church music, producing services, oratorios (including “The Restoration of Israel a… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Walter Bond Gilbert
Incipit: 31651 32123 45431
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Jesus, I love Thee, Thou dost know

Come, see the place where Jesus lay

Come, see the place where Jesus lay,
And hear angelic watchers say,
"He lives, Who once was slain:
Why seek the living 'midst the dead?
Remember how the Saviour said
That he would rise again."

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O Lord, how happy should we be



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Church Hymnal #523

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