[Fade, fade, each earthly joy] (Perkins)

[Fade, fade, each earthly joy] (Perkins)

Composer: Theodore E. Perkins
Published in 119 hymnals

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Composer: Theodore E. Perkins

Theodore E. Perkins was born at Poughkeepsie, on the Hudson, N.Y., July 21, 1831. His father was a Baptist clergyman. The family of ten brothers and sisters sang and played various instruments, forming among themselves both choir and orchestra. His musical education began at the early age of three years. During his father's pastorate at Hamilton, N. Y., the choir rehearsals were often held at the parsonage, and the leader used to place the three-year-old on a small stool, on the table around which the choir was assembled, giving him a chance to both see and hear. Later on he played the violincello in church, standing on a stool in order to finger the instrument. The home gatherings — especially on Thanksgiving Day, are the recollectio… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Fade, fade, each earthly joy] (Perkins)
Composer: Theodore E. Perkins
Incipit: 56532 12123 55651
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


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