[Knocking, knocking, who is there] (Root)

[Knocking, knocking, who is there] (Root)

Composer: George F. Root (1870)
Published in 37 hymnals

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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

Title: [Knocking, knocking, who is there] (Root)
Composer: George F. Root (1870)
Incipit: 33335 43222 2432
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #3546
Text: Knocking, Knocking, Who Is There?
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The Cyber Hymnal #3546

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