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[O I love to tell the blessèd story]

[O I love to tell the blessèd story]

Composer: Miriam E. Oatman
Published in 7 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Miriam E. Oatman

Miriam Oatman was the daughter of Joseph Oatman, Jr. and married Frederick F. Blachly. She was a political scientist and served on the Brookings Institution from 1925 to 1933 and taught political science and economics at the American University Graduate School in the 1930’s, and 1940’s. She also wrote over three hundred hymns and composed the music to several of her father's hymns. "How the Fire Fell" is perhaps the most widely known. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Miriam E. Oatman
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Copyright 1905. Renewed 1932 by Miriam Oatman Blakly. Assigned to Lillenas Publishing Co.; Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2572
Text: How the Fire Fell
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #2572

Include 6 pre-1979 instances
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