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Composer: Dale Wood
Published in 6 hymnals


Composer: Dale Wood

Dale Wood was born in Glendale, California, on February 13, 1934, of Finnish-Polish parentage (his father's last name was Wojtkiewiecz, which immigration authorities shortened to Wood). Dale grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from Franklin High School, where he was voted "most likely to succeed" in his class. Raised a Lutheran, his career as a composer was launched at age 13 when he won a national hymn-writing competition for the American Lutheran Church. His first choral anthem was accepted for publication one year later. His knowledge of music was immense, and his appreciation ran the gamut from classical to the Broadway stage. He admired composers from Leroy Anderson to Villa Lobos, and he was comfortably conversant with artists such a… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Dale Wood
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Incipit: 12311 34533 5677
Key: D Major
Copyright: © Augsburg Publishing House, admin. Augsburg Fortress

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #583

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Hymnal Supplement 98 #901

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Lutheran Service Book #870

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #42

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Worship Supplement 2000 #787

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
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