[My soul is so happy in Jesus]

[My soul is so happy in Jesus]

Composer: E. O. Excell (1902)
Published in 21 hymnals


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Composer: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: E. O. Excell (1902)
Meter: 9.8.9.8.6.6.5.5.7
Incipit: 5U323 35431 35432 321
Key: E♭ Major

Texts

I Am Happy in Him

My soul is so happy in Jesus,
For He is so precious to me;
His voice it is music to hear it,
His face it is heaven to see.

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2713
Text: I Am Happy in Him
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Instances

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Timeless Truths #1020TextAudio
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