[More love to thee, O Christ] (Hutchison)

[More love to thee, O Christ] (Hutchison)

Composer: Hutchison; Arranger: E. O. Excell
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Composer: Hutchison

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Arranger: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [More love to thee, O Christ] (Hutchison)
Composer: Hutchison
Arranger: E. O. Excell
Incipit: 34355 43212 56514
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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More Love to Thee

More love to Thee, O Christ,
More love to Thee!
Hear Thou the prayer I make
On bended knee;
This is my earnest plea:
More love, O Christ, to Thee,
More love to Thee,
More love to Thee!

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