Composer: George Coles
Published in 5 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Composer: George Coles

Rv George Coles United Kingdom 1792-1858. Born at Stewkley, England, he was converted at age 13 under John Wesley's ministry. He began preaching at age 22 and emigrated to America in 1818. He was a Methodist supply preacher on the Long Island circuit in NY and CT. The following year he became a member of the NY Conference and served several of the larger churches for several years. He married Belinda Wilson in 1820, and they had five children. They lived in several towns in NY during their lives. He served as editor of the “Christian Advocate and Journal” for 12 years, and the “Sunday School Advocate” for several years thereafter. He was a musician of some ability, and a good singer. He loved talking with children and ofte… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: George Coles
Meter: D
Incipit: 54351 17122 23431
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymnal Helper: A Tool Kit for Transforming LDS Hymns Into Anthems
    Composer/Editor J. Kay Ivory
    Published By: Pioneer Music Press, Inc. (1989) pp. 3

Organ Solo

  • Organ Chains 3: Twenty-six favorite hymns arranged in a continuous medley for Organ
    Composer/Editor Brent Jorgensen
    Published By: Jackman Music Corporation (1998) pp. 20
  • Organ Plus
    Composer/Editors Robert M. Cundick; John Longhurst
    Published By: Sonos Music Resources Incorporated (1985) pp. 6

Piano Solo

  • Sacred Hymn Arrangements for Piano Volume 1
    Composer/Editor Kevin G. Pace
    Published By: Pace Music (2005) pp. 4
  • Songs of Everlasting Joy: Artistic Piano Arrangements of Best-loved Hymns
    Composer/Editor Lynn S. Lund
    Published By: Horizon Publishers & Distributors, Inc. (1980) pp. 30


The Cyber Hymnal #5612
Text: A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief
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The Cyber Hymnal #15230
Text: Um Pobre E Aflito Viajor
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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Himnos de la Iglesia de Jesucristo de Los Santos de Los Últimos Días #16

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Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints #29


The Cyber Hymnal #5612


The Cyber Hymnal #15230

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