[I want to be an angel] (Root)

[I want to be an angel] (Root)

Composer: George F. Root
Published in 1 hymnal


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Composer: George F. Root

Root, George F., MUS. DOC, born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., Aug. 30, 1820. He is much more widely known as a composer of popular music than as a hymn writer. Four of his hymns are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. Nos. 16, 100, 293, and 297. A sympathetic biographical sketch, with portrait, is in The Tonic Sol-Fa Reporter, Sep. 1886. He died Aug. 6, 1895. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: George F. Root
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Incipit: 13332 35566 65671
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11972
Text: I Want To Be An Angel
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