[O wondrous Name, by prophets heard]

[O wondrous Name, by prophets heard]

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1886)
Published in 8 hymnals


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Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to Newcastle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [O wondrous Name, by prophets heard]
Composer: Ira David Sankey (1886)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Incipit: 55431 17665 65325
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2990
Text: In Judah God of Old Was Known
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  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #5516
Text: Oh, Wondrous Name!
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  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #444a

Audio

Small Church Music #7049

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #2990

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5516

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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