Composer: Stephen Jenks
Published in 5 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI, Recording

Composer: Stephen Jenks

Born: March 17, 1772, Glocester, Rhode Island. Died: June 3, 1856, Thompson, Ohio. Buried: Maple Grove Cemetery, Thompson, Ohio. During his life, Jenks moved from town to town, living in Ridgefield and New Canaan, Connecticut; Pound Ridge, New York; and Providence, Rhode Island; finally settling in Thompson, Ohio, in 1829. After moving to Ohio, he became a farmer and a maker of percussion instruments. His works include: The New-England Harmonist (Danbury, Connecticut, 1799) The Musical Harmonist (New Haven, Connecticut, 1800. The American Compiler, with Elijah Griswold (Northampton, Massachusetts, 1803) The Delights of Harmony (New Haven, Connecticut, 1804) The Delights of Harmony; or, Norfolk Compiler (Dedha… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: LIBERTY (Jenks)
Composer: Stephen Jenks
Incipit: 55516 53312 25172
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


No more beneath th' oppressive hand

No more beneath the oppressive hand
Of tyranny we mourn,
Behold the smiling, happy land,
That freedom calls her own.
That freedom calls her own.

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Lord, While For All Mankind



Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

The Sacred Harp #137

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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