[Father in heaven, we thank Thee for Jesus]

[Father in heaven, we thank Thee for Jesus]

Composer: Helen Howarth Lemmel
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Composer: Helen Howarth Lemmel

Born: November 14, 1863, Wardle, England. Died: November 1, 1961, at her home in Seattle, Washington. Buried: Lemmel was cremated, but her final resting place is unknown to us. Daughter of a Methodist minister, Helen emigrated from England with her family to America when she was 12 years old. They first settled in Mississippi, then relocated to Wisconsin. She moved to Seattle in 1904, and for three years was music critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. While interviewing German singer Ernestine Schumann-Hein, Helen was persuaded to go to Europe. A gifted singer, she studied music in Germany for four years. Upon her return to America, she began giving concerts and traveling on the Chautauqua circuit. Eventually, she became a vocal m… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Helen Howarth Lemmel
Incipit: 34532 12123 56765
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Copyright, 1920, by Homer A. Rodeheaver. International Copyright Secured.


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Victory Songs: For the Church, Sunday School and Evangelistic Services. #170

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