[Jesus bids us shine] (Excell)

[Jesus bids us shine] (Excell)

Composer: E. O. Excell
Published in 43 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 >

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Composer: E. O. Excell
Incipit: 15555 12177 25555
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Cyber Hymnal #3216
Text: Jesus Bids Us Shine
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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #377

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Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #845


Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #461

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Hymns of Faith #504


Small Church Music #3482

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #469


The Cyber Hymnal #3216

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #592


Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #585

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