[I'm a pilgrim and a stranger] (Root)

[I'm a pilgrim and a stranger] (Root)

Composer: George F. Root
Published in 8 hymnals

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Composer: George F. Root

Root, George F., MUS. DOC, born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., Aug. 30, 1820. He is much more widely known as a composer of popular music than as a hymn writer. Four of his hymns are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. Nos. 16, 100, 293, and 297. A sympathetic biographical sketch, with portrait, is in The Tonic Sol-Fa Reporter, Sep. 1886. He died Aug. 6, 1895. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I'm a pilgrim and a stranger] (Root)
Composer: George F. Root
Meter: D
Incipit: 34513 21534 56532
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #3030
Text: I'm a Pilgrim (Maxwell)
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #5442
Text: 我是一個異鄉旅客 (I'm a pilgrim and a stranger)
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #688

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #457


Small Church Music #5442


The Cyber Hymnal #3030

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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