ROCKWOOD

ROCKWOOD

Composer: J. E. Gould
Published in 1 hymnal


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: J. E. Gould

Born: April 9, 1821, Bangor, Maine. Died: March 4, 1875, Algiers, Africa. Gould became ill and died while traveling. Buried: November 28, 1875, Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gould managed music stores in New York City and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His partner in Philadelphia was composer William Fischer. His works include: The Modern Harp, 1846 The Wreath of School Songs, 1847 The Tyrolian Lyre, 1847 The Sunday School Lute, 1848 Harmonia Sacra, 1851 Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Garrigues Brothers, 1869) --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: J. E. Gould
Meter: 8.7.4

Texts

Yes, my native land, I love thee

Yes, my native land, I love thee,
All thy scenes I love them well;
Friends, connections, happy country;
Can I bid you all farewell;
Can I leave you, Can I leave you,
Far in heathen lands to dwell;
(Repeat previous lines)

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Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #157b

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