[Lord, I want to live for thee]

Composer: Emmett S. Dean

Born: June 29, 1876, Con­e­cuh Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma. Died: October 8, 1951, Wa­co, Tex­as. Buried: Oak­wood Cem­e­tery, Wa­co, Tex­as. A Meth­od­ist, Dean taught sing­ing schools for 40 years, wrote some 500 songs, and for four years head­ed the Trio Mu­sic Com­pa­ny. With Frank­lin Ei­land and Ho­mer El­li­ott, he found­ed the South­ern De­vel­op­ment Nor­mal Mu­sic School in Wa­co, Tex­as. --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Lord, I want to live for thee]
Composer: Emmett S. Dean
Incipit: 33112 16511 32123
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain;Public Domain



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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African American Heritage Hymnal #433

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Alabanzas Favoritas No. 2 #184

Clarion Call #153

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #515


Lift Every Voice and Sing II #173


One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism #141

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #310

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Total Praise #453

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Yes, Lord! #326

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