FREEMAN (Lissant)

FREEMAN (Lissant)

Composer: George Benjamin Lissant
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Composer: George Benjamin Lissant

Born: September 22, 1827. Died: September 14, 1899. Lissant was a chorister at the coronation of Britain’s Queen Victoria. In 1849, he became the first organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Calcutta, India. From about 1872 to 1899, he played the organ at St. Augustine’s Church, Queen’s Gate, London. Sources: Musical Times, October 1, 1899, p. 691 http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/l/i/s/lissant_gb.htm  Go to person page >

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Composer: George Benjamin Lissant
Meter: 10.10.10.10.10.10
Incipit: 35714 33212 33326
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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He Cometh, Father, as He Came of Old

He cometh, Father, as He came of old
&#;Neath earthly veil concealed from mortal sight,
Though now we hear no angel harps of gold,
Nor see the glory of the heavenly light:
Look Thou in love, as on that wondrous birth
On this, His goodwill gift of peace to earth.

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