Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister.
At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >
Tune Title: [Down in the valley with my Savior I would go]First Line: Down in the valley with my Savior I would goComposer: Robert LowryIncipit: 51233 21117 65577Key: A♭ MajorSource: Good as Gold, by Robert Lowry and W. Howard Doane (New York: Biglow & Main, 1880), page 134
Tune Title: [Down in the valley with my Savior I will go]First Line: Down in the valley with my Savior I will goComposer: Robert LowryMeter: 126.96.36.199 RKey: A♭ MajorSource: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Follow_On); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/f/o/followon.htm); Hope Publishing Company, Pentecostal Hymns: Five and Six, 1911 (8)