OPEN DOOR (Frykman)

OPEN DOOR (Frykman)

Composer: Nils Frykman
Published in 4 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Nils Frykman

Born: October 20, 1842, Sunne, Värmland, Sweden (birth name: Nils Larsson). Died: March 30, 1911, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Buried: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nils took the name Frykman after the region where he grew up, Fryksdalen. In 1868, he graduated from teachers’ college in Karlstad, and went on to teach in Grums, Norrköping, and Sunne. He preached in the church in Sunne, and around that time began to write hymns. Eventually, his texts were printed in the magazine Sanningsvittnet. However, Frykman’s work was not sanctioned by Sweden’s state church, and almost led to the loss of his job as a teacher. Eventually he did resign his position over a controversy about his children’s baptism by an independent prea… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: OPEN DOOR (Frykman)
Composer: Nils Frykman
Incipit: 51321 67125 123
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Audio

Small Church Music #5028

The Covenant Hymnal #337

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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