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COME THOU WEARY (Sankey)

COME THOU WEARY (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1881)
Published in 5 hymnals


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Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to Newcastle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1881)
Meter: 8.5.8.3
Incipit: 555U3 21D6U 1D5U3 22233
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1026
Text: Come, Thou Weary
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Small Church Music #6478Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #1026TextScoreAudio
Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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