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[Here we are but straying pilgrims] (Perkins)

[Here we are but straying pilgrims] (Perkins)

Composer: W. O. Perkins
Published in 12 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: W. O. Perkins

William Oscar Perkins DMus USA 1831-1902. Born at Stockbridge, VT, older brother of Henry, and the son of musical parents (both singers) he was trained musically, primarly by his father. He attended the Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, NH, then studied music in Boston, MA, London, England, and Milan, Italy. He settled in Boston, MA, and founded a music academy, where he taught music. He published a number of hymnals in Boston, then moved to New York City. He was awarded an honorary doctorate of music degree in 1879 by Hamilton College. He wrote 19 books (1861-1897), including a history of the war in South Africa (1900). He published 33 hymnals 1859-1882). In 1870 he published ”The Chorister”, his 400-page music collection for ch… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Here we are but straying pilgrims] (Perkins)
Composer: W. O. Perkins
Incipit: 11151 35322 22123
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #10357
Text: Here We Are But Straying Pilgrims
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #455

Great Songs of the Church (Revised) #555

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #247

Sacred Selections for the Church #401

Sacred Songs of the Church #236

Songs of Faith and Praise #537


The Cyber Hymnal #10357

Include 5 pre-1979 instances
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