[Draw me closer, Lord, to Thee]

[Draw me closer, Lord, to Thee]

Composer: A. J. Showalter
Published in 1 hymnal


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: A. J. Showalter

Anthony Johnson Showalter USA 1858-1924/ Born in Cherry Grove, VA, he became an organist, gospel music composer, author, teacher, editor, and publisher. He was taught by his father and in 1876 received training at the Ruebush-Kieffer School of Music, Dayton, VA. He also attended George Root’s National Normal school at Erie, PA, and Dr Palmer’s International Normal at Meadville, PA. He was teaching music in shape note singing schools by age 14. He taught literary school at age 19, and normal music schools at age 22, when he also published his first book. In 1881 he married Lucy Carolyn (Callie) Walser of TX, and they had seven children: Tennie, Karl, Essie, Jennie, Lena, Margaret, and Nellie. At age 23 he published his “Harmo… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Draw me closer, Lord, to Thee]
Composer: A. J. Showalter
Incipit: 55665 45112 32255
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9895
Text: Draw Me Closer, Lord, To Thee
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #9895

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