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Composer: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at AVest Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Robert Lowry
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Incipit: 51231 21651 35332
Key: F Major

Instances

Instances (1 - 35 of 35)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Ancient and Modern: hymns and songs for refreshing worship #733Text
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #592TextPage Scan
Chalice Hymnal #619TextPage Scan
Chalice Hymnal #684Page Scan
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #565Text
Common Praise (1998) #401
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #763TextPage Scan
Gather (3rd ed.) #685Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive #603
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #598Page Scan
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #201Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #821Text InfoTextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #580
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #260
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #395Text
Hymns of Promise: a large print songbook #84TextPage Scan
Hymns of the Saints: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints #157
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #443TextFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Moravian Book of Worship #701Text
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #570
Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #127TextPage Scan
Sing the Faith #2212
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #469
The Cyber Hymnal #2207TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #11368TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #11466TextAudio
The Faith We Sing #2212TextFlexscorePage Scan
The New Century Hymnal #476
The New Century Hymnal #563Page Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #716TextPage Scan
With One Voice #781TextPage Scan
Worship (4th ed.) #684
Worship (4th ed.) #802
Worship and Rejoice #424TextScoreFlexscoreAudioPage Scan
Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #245Audio
Include 8 pre-1979 instances
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