[Only to follow, day by day]

[Only to follow, day by day]

Composer: Jno. R. Sweney
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Jno. R. Sweney

John R. Sweney (1837-1899) was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, and exhibited musical abilities at an early age. At nineteen he was studying with a German music teacher, leading a choir and glee club, and performing at children’s entertainments. By twenty-two he was teaching at a school in Dover, Delaware. Soon thereafter, he was put in charge of the band of the Third Delaware Regiment of the Union Army for the duration of the Civil War. After the war, he became Professor of Music at the Pennsylvania Military Academy, and director of Sweney’s Cornet Band. He eventually earned Bachelor and Doctor of Music degrees at the Academy. Sweney began composing church music in 1871 and became well-known as a leader of large congregati… Go to person page >

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Title: [Only to follow, day by day]
Composer: Jno. R. Sweney
Incipit: 32151 17443 26765
Copyright: Public Domain



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Junior Songs #43

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Praise in Song #43

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 2 #99

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