[Christ was born in Bethlehem] (Doane)

[Christ was born in Bethlehem] (Doane)

Arranger: William Howard Doane (1868)
Published in 3 hymnals

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Arranger: William Howard Doane

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Christ was born in Bethlehem] (Doane)
Arranger: William Howard Doane (1868)
Incipit: 33355 33222 44333
Key: E♭ Major
Source: The Silver Spray (Cincinnati, Ohio: John Church & Company, 1868), number 20
Copyright: Public Domain



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Text: Christ Was Born in Bethlehem
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