PAX DEI (Holmes)

PAX DEI (Holmes)

Composer: Henry J. E. Holmes
Published in 5 hymnals

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Composer: Henry J. E. Holmes

Born: March 5, 1852, Burnley, Lancashire, England. Died: October 1938, Burnley, Lancashire, England. Buried: Burnley, Lancashire, England. Son of Richard and Jane Holmes, Henry’s father and great grandfather were both solicitors; his father had offices in Colne and Burnley. Henry was educated at Clitheroe Royal Grammar School. In 1875, he became an Attorney for Common Law and was admitted a Solicitor of the High Court of Chancery. He was articled to his father in November 1869, and practiced in Burnley for over 60 years, first in partnership with his brother Richard Marmaduke as Holmes and Holmes. He continued to practice on his own as Holmes and Holmes after his brother’s death in 1894, and later as Messrs. Holmes, Butterfield and… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: PAX DEI (Holmes)
Composer: Henry J. E. Holmes
Incipit: 32432 12323 45551
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Until the Day Dawn

Let that day come, O Lord,
And other days pass by;
Night is far spent, and dawning tells
That Thou art drawing nigh.

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Blest are the sons of peace

Der Tag ist nahe



The Cyber Hymnal #7028
Text: Until the Day Dawn
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The Cyber Hymnal #9648
Text: Blest Are The Sons Of Peace
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The Cyber Hymnal #7028


The Cyber Hymnal #9648

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