[One is walking with me over life’s uneven way]

[One is walking with me over life’s uneven way]

Composer: Haldor Lillenas
Published in 14 hymnals

Composer: Haldor Lillenas

Rv Haldor Lillenas DMus Norway/USA 1885-1959. Born at Stord, near Bergen, Norway, his father sold their 15 acre farm in Norway and emigrated to the U.S., buying a farm in Colton, SD. After he built a sod house, the family (wife and three chldren) also came to SD in 1887. They moved to Astoria, Oregon in 1889, where Lillenas learned English and began writing song lyrics at an early age. In 1900 the family moved again to Roseville, MN, where he worked as a farm laborer and began attending a Lutheran high school at Hawick, MN. He sold a few songs at age 19. At age 21 he began writing more songs, encouraged by some earlier ones becoming popular (“He set me free” was one). His mother died in 1906 and his father returned to ND, but Li… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [One is walking with me over life’s uneven way]
Composer: Haldor Lillenas
Incipit: 55456 53554 432
Key: E♭ Major


Organ Solo

  • Sacred Transcriptions for the Organ: Favorite Gospel Song and Hymn Melodies
    Composer/Editor George S. Schuler
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1950) pp. 28


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
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Sacred Selections for the Church #489

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Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #92

Include 12 pre-1979 instances
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