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[Sad and weary, lone and dreary] (Sankey)

[Sad and weary, lone and dreary] (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey
Published in 20 hymnals

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Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to New Castle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present.… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Sad and weary, lone and dreary] (Sankey)
Composer: Ira David Sankey
Incipit: 51233 34455 563
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Glaubenslieder #343

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #227


Small Church Music #5707


The Cyber Hymnal #10431


The Cyber Hymnal #15265

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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