REFUGE (Holbrook)

REFUGE (Holbrook)

Composer: Joseph P. Holbrook
Published in 108 hymnals

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Composer: Joseph P. Holbrook

Joseph P. Holbrook was a tune writer in the parlor music style, and used the popular melodies of Mason and Hastings, Bradbury and Root, Greatorex and Kingsley in his collections. He furnished settings for the choir hymns in Songs for the Sanctuary in his Quartet and chorus Choir (New York, 1871, and sought more recogniation than had been given him in a hymnal of his own, Worship in Song (New York, 1880); a book that found no welcome. from The English hymn: its development and use in worship By Louis FitzGerald Benson Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Joseph P. Holbrook
Meter: D
Incipit: 33314 33112 34654
Key: Dâ™­ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Jesus, Lover of My Soul

Jesus, lover of my soul,
let me to thy bosom fly,
while the nearer waters roll,
while the tempest still is high;
hide me, O my Savior, hide,
till the storm of life is past;
safe into the haven guide,
O receive my soul at last!

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #578

Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #297


Small Church Music #7134

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #475

Include 104 pre-1979 instances
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