Composer: A. Beer
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Composer: A. Beer

Alfred Beer was born in Great Barr, Birmingham (England), in 1874. He studied piano and was the son of a Methodist minister. One of his headmasters encouraged him to compose tunes to Methodist hymns, five of these appear in the 1933 Methodist Hymn Book Dianne Shapiro from Dictionary of Composers for the Church in Great Britain and Ireland bu Maggie Humphreys and Robert Evans (Mansell, London: 1997) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LANSDOWN (Beer)
Composer: A. Beer
Incipit: 36563 43232 13567
Key: D Major
Copyright: By permission of A. Beer


And Can It Be, That I Should Gain?

And can it be that I should gain
An int'rest in the Savior's blood?
Died He for me, who caused His pain?
For me, who Him to death pursued?
Amazing love! how can it be
That Thou, my God, should die for me?

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Small Church Music #6592
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Small Church Music #6592

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