[Father, when shall all the weary earth]

[Father, when shall all the weary earth]

Composer: Theodore Edson Perkins
Published in 3 hymnals

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Composer: Theodore Edson 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: [Father, when shall all the weary earth]
Composer: Theodore Edson Perkins
Incipit: 35671 23213 56713
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #1475
Text: Father, When Shall All the Weary Earth
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The Cyber Hymnal #1475

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