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Hugh Henry McGranahan USA 1854-1931. Born at Jamestown, PA, nephew of James McGranahan, gospel hymnist, he studied music under hymnists, George Root, and Horatio Palmer, and at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. He married Grace McKinley, and they had two sons: Joseph and James. He became an editor and author. His most widely held publications include: “The juvenile class and concert” (1882,1895), “The choral class book” (1898), “Hymn and Psalm selections compiled” (1914), “Glad praises” (1914), and “Select temperance songs, new and old” (1915). He began his career directing musical institute conventions and later had charge of church choral unions in New York, NY, and Philadelphia, PA. He also h… Go to person page >
Tune Title: MELBOURNEFirst Line: On every side a voice I hearComposer: Hugh Henry McGranahanMeter: LMIncipit: 33344 22155 56676Key: e♭ minorSource: Songs for Young People, by Edwin O. Excell (Cincinnati: Curts & Jennings, 1897)