[Open the door for the children] (Excell)

[Open the door for the children] (Excell)

Composer: E. O. Excell
Published in 18 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Open the door for the children] (Excell)
Composer: E. O. Excell
Incipit: 53451 65343 46543
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)
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Christian Gospel Hymns #135

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Coronation Hymns #74

Inspiring Hymns #62

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International Praise #37

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Joy to the World #161

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Jubilant Praise #49

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Praises #29

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Revival Praises #160

Salvation Songs for Children, No.2 #98

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Songs of Praise #80

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Songs of Salvation and Service. Revised #134

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The New Make Christ King #129

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The New Praiseworthy #164

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The Very Best #40

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The World Evangel #167

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Triumphant Songs No.2 #212

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Triumphant Songs No.5 #92

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Voices of Praise #182

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