FIRST COMMANDMENT

FIRST COMMANDMENT

Composer: William Howard Doane, 1832-1915
Published in 5 hymnals


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Composer: William Howard Doane, 1832-1915

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: FIRST COMMANDMENT
Composer: William Howard Doane, 1832-1915
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 33543 45153 65432
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #1469
Text: Father, Lead Thy Little Children
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The Cyber Hymnal #1469

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