Composer: Simeon B. Marsh

Simeon Butler Marsh USA 1798-1875. Born at Sherburne, NY, he was raised on a farm. A Presbyterian, he became a gifted organist and teacher. He sang in a choir at age seven and studied music at age 16. By age 19 he was teaching in the local singing schools in Geneva, NY, and had met hymnist, Thomas Hastings from Geneva, NY, who gave him much encouragement. He married Eliza Carrier, and they had a son, John, and a daughter, Jane. In 1837 he became publisher of the Amsterdam, NY, paper “Intelligencer” (later called ‘Recorder’), and ran it for seven years, even setting his own type. He moved back to Sherburne and founded the Sherburne News. He taught music to choirs and children for almost 30 years in and around the Albany Pres… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Simeon B. Marsh (1834)
Meter: D
Incipit: 33312 22335 43213
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Jesus, lover of my soul,
let me to thy bosom fly,
while the nearer waters roll,
while the tempest still is high;
hide me, O my Savior, hide,
till the storm of life is past;
safe into the haven guide,
O receive my soul at last!

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  • Favorite Hymn Tunes in Dual Settings Book 2: For All Organs
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    Published By: Charles H. Hansen Music Corporation (1962) pp. 59

Organ Solo

  • The Lord's My Shepherd: For Organ
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    Published By: Broadman Press (1987) pp. 18
  • An Organ Festival of Hymn-Tune Preludes & Postludes
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    Published By: Gregorian Institute of America (G. I. A.) (1965) pp. 16

Piano Solo

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    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Kevin Jeff Herrick
    Published By: Broadman Press (1986) pp. 42
  • Piano Preludes & Postludes
    Composer/Editors Geoffrey R. Lorenz; H. Maxwell Obley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1984) pp. 22


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