[Jesus comes, He comes in glory] (Updegraff)

[Jesus comes, He comes in glory] (Updegraff)

Composer: E. Grace Updegraff
Published in 5 hymnals

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Composer: E. Grace Updegraff

Eliza Grace Updegraff ((1871-1964) was born in Mount Pleasant, Ohio, the daughter of a Quaker minister, the Rev. David Brainard Updegraff and his wife Eliza Jane. According to the 1880 census, at age nine, Eliza Grace Updegraff lived in Mount Pleasant, in Jefferson County, Ohio with her parents and siblings, three brothers and two sisters, all born in Ohio. When she was composing hymn tunes she did not use her first initial, and is almost always listed as E. Grace Updegraff. She is known as the composer of two hymn tunes: CARTER ("In doubt and temptation I rest Lord, in Thee") and THE HOPE OF THE AGES ("Jesus comes, he comes in glory"). Two of her texts are "What meaneth this, this strange display?" (see Songs of Love and Praise, No.4 ,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Jesus comes, He comes in glory] (Updegraff)
Composer: E. Grace Updegraff
Incipit: 56711 35153 34321
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #2550
Text: The Hope of the Ages
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Small Church Music #5818
Text: 耶穌在榮耀中再來 (Jesus comes, He comes in glory)
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Small Church Music #5818


The Cyber Hymnal #2550


生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #149

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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