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[My heart was distressed 'neath Jehovah's dread frown]

[My heart was distressed 'neath Jehovah's dread frown]

Composer: H. L. Gilmour (1898)
Published in 52 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: H. L. Gilmour

Henry Lake Gilmour United Kingdom 1836-1920. Born at Londonderry, Ireland, he emigrated to America as a teenager, thinking he wanted to learn navigation. When he reached the U.S., he arrived in Philadelphia and decided to seek his fortune in America. He started working as a painter, then served in the American Civil War, where he was captured and spent several months in Libby Prison, Richmond, VA. He married Letitia Pauline Howard in 1858. After the war he trained as a dentist and did that for many years. In 1869 he moved to Wenonah, NJ, and helped found the Methodist church there in 1885. He served as Sunday school superintendent and, for four decades, directed the choir at the Pittman Grove Camp Meeting, also working as song leade… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [My heart was distressed 'neath Jehovah's dread frown]
Composer: H. L. Gilmour (1898)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 13333 21555 5566
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Piano Solo

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    Composer/Editor Chuck Sinclair
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1995) pp. 12

Piano Duet+: Piano Duet Two Pianos

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    Composer/Editors Myra Schubert; Marilyn White
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The Cyber Hymnal #2254
Text: He Brought Me Out
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
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