Composer: Elevine Heede
Published in 7 hymnals

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Composer: Elevine Heede

Heede, Elevine. (Arendal, Norway, 1820-1883). A Norwegian teacher, who studied in France and England as well, and who was also a teacher in a Methodist seminary in Oslo, Norway, from 1873-1883. She was at the same time the editor of the Methodist Sunday School weekly magazine Børnenes Søndagsblad, in which she published from 1874 onward her own Norwegian renderings of the Sankey songs. She also published her own compositions in this magazine. These songs soon came out in books, first called De lille Zions Harpe, then Zions Harpe I (containing 160 songs) and Zions Harpe II (containing 103 songs). Her own songs were "borrowed" widely and wildly, without crediting her. Even the Norwegian-Danish Methodist Conference hymnal Evangeliske Toner (… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: PILGRIM SONG (Heede)
Composer: Elevine Heede
Meter: D
Incipit: 34511 65356 53453
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #1064
Text: Come, Thou Everlasting Spirit
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Small Church Music #6755
Text: Ry Fanahy Mpanazava (O Enlightened Spirit, we long for You)
  • PDF Score (PDF)


Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Ambassador Hymnal #302

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #190


Small Church Music #6755


The Cyber Hymnal #1064

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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