[I've read of a country, a land O so fair]

[I've read of a country, a land O so fair]

Composer: Henry Lake Gilmour
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Composer: Henry Lake Gilmour

Born: January 19, 1836, Londonderry, Ireland. Died: May 20, 1920, Delair, New Jersey, after a buggy accident. Buried: Wenonah Cemetery, Mantua Township, New Jersey. Gilmour emigrated to America as a teenager. He started working as a painter, then served in the American civil war, where he was captured and spent several months in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia. After the war, he became a dentist. In 1869, he moved to Wenonah, New Jersey, and helped found the Wenonah Methodist Church in 1885. For four decades, he directed the choir at the Pitman Grove Camp Meeting, and worked at camp meetings and revivals in Mountain Lake Park, Maryland, and Ridgeview Park, Pennsylvania. His works include: The Silver Trumpet, with Kelso Carter (… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Henry Lake Gilmour
Incipit: 33211 74412 35532
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #3152
Text: I Want to Have Stars in My Crown
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The Cyber Hymnal #3152

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