[Look for the beautiful look for the true]

[Look for the beautiful look for the true]

Composer: F. E. Belden
Published in 7 hymnals


Composer: F. E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Look for the beautiful look for the true]
Composer: F. E. Belden
Incipit: 56532 12321 17654
Key: D Major

Instances

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Hymns of the Saints #437

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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