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[O word, of words the sweetest]

[O word, of words the sweetest]

Composer: James McGranahan
Published in 18 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: James McGranahan

James McGranahan USA 1840-1907. Born at West Fallowfield, PA, uncle of Hugh McGranahan, and son of a farmer, he farmed during boyhood. Due to his love of music his father let him attend singing school, where he learned to play the bass viol. At age 19 he organized his first singing class and soon became a popular teacher in his area of the state. He became a noted musician and hymns composer. His father was reluctant to let him pursue this career, but he soon made enough money doing it that he was able to hire a replacement farmhand to help his father while he studied music. His father, a wise man, soon realized how his son was being used by God to win souls through his music. He entered the Normal Music School at Genesco, NY, under… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [O word, of words the sweetest]
Composer: James McGranahan
Incipit: 54515 76676 26554
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #8534
Text: "Come"
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #8534

Include 17 pre-1979 instances
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