[His gifts are greater than my dreams]

[His gifts are greater than my dreams]

Composer: E. O. Excell
Published in 7 hymnals

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Composer: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: E. O. Excell
Incipit: 55132 16512 1322
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #8139
Text: The Gifts Of God
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The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #12
Text: The Gifts of God


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The Cyber Hymnal #8139

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