[In days of yore, from Britain's shore]

[In days of yore, from Britain's shore]

Composer: Alexander Muir; Harmonizer: I. H. Meredith
Published in 10 hymnals

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Composer: Alexander Muir

Muir, Alexander. (fl.1867) Wrote and published "The Maple Leaf Forever" in 1867, just after Confederation, before Canada had taken in any territory where maple trees will not grow. He was principal of an elementary school in Toronto, Ontario, which was later renamed in his honor. --Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Harmonizer: I. H. Meredith

Pseudonyms Charles C. Ack­ley (tak­en from his wife’s name, Cla­ris­sa Ack­ley Cow­an) Broughton Ed­wards Floyd En­gle (from his ad­dress on Floyd Street in En­gle­wood Cliffs, New Jer­sey) Arthur Grant­ley Bruce Ken­ne­dy See also Ackley, Chas. C. 1872-1962 See also Edwards, Broughton  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [In days of yore, from Britain's shore]
Composer: Alexander Muir
Harmonizer: I. H. Meredith
Incipit: 53531 61571 21765
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Maple Leaf Forever

Swell the anthem, raise the song

Swell the anthem, raise the song!
Praises to our God belong;
Saints and angels join to sing,
Praise to heavens Almighty King.

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The Cyber Hymnal #4164
Text: The Maple Leaf Forever
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The Cyber Hymnal #4164

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