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[Rejoice, ye sons of men and sing]

[Rejoice, ye sons of men and sing]

Composer: F. A. Blackmer
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Composer: F. A. Blackmer

Blackmer, Francis Augustus. (Ware, Massachusetts, February 17, 1855--October 8, 1930, Somerville, Massachusetts). Advent Christian musician. His parents, Augustus and Jane Blackmer, were among those caught up in the excitement of the Millerite Movement. One son, Fred, became an Advent Christian minister. Francis, with a talent recognized at an early age, consecrated his own life to Christian service as a musician. He was immersed in baptism at the Adventist campmeeting in Springfield, Massachusetts, by Elder Miles Grant. His early years were spend in central Massachusetts, his schooling at Wilbraham Academy. He was largely self-taught in harmony and musical composition. He wrote the words and music to his first gospel song, "Out on the f… Go to person page >

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Title: [Rejoice, ye sons of men and sing]
Composer: F. A. Blackmer
Incipit: 51232 34565 33213
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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There's a Savior Promised

Rejoice ye sons of men!
Your brightest praises yield!
The everlasting Son
See in the flesh revealed!
The world's Redeemer comes to-day
His own Redemption's price to pay.

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