[Do you know the world is dying] (Excell)

[Do you know the world is dying] (Excell)

Composer: E. O. Excell
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Composer: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Do you know the world is dying] (Excell)
Composer: E. O. Excell
Incipit: 12334 32632 15712
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #3808
Text: A Little Bit of Love
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