[Christian brother over the main]

[Christian brother over the main]

Composer: William Howard Doane
Published in 6 hymnals


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Composer: 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: [Christian brother over the main]
Composer: William Howard Doane
Incipit: 32311 66777 71253
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Christian Brother, o'er the Main

Christian brother o&#;er the main
Carry the news of Jesus;
Go where night and darkness reign
Lovingly haste away.

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Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #767

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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