[I know my heavenly Father knows]

[I know my heavenly Father knows]

Composer: E. O. Excell
Published in 59 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I know my heavenly Father knows]
Composer: E. O. Excell
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 51763 54457 65434
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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