Composer: Gustav Holst
Published in 11 hymnals

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Composer: Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst (b. Chelteham, Gloucestershire, England, September 21, 1874, d. London, England, May 25, 1934) was a renowned British composer and musician. Having studied at Cheltenham Grammar School, he soon obtained a professional position as an organist, and later as choirmaster. In 1892, Holst composed a two-act operetta, which so impressed his father that he borrowed the money to send Holst to the Royal College of Music. Severe neuritis in his right hand later caused him to give up the keyboard, and Holst turned to the trombone and composing. In 1895 Holst met Ralph Vaughan Williams, and the two became lifelong friends. Vaughan Williams helped Holst land his first job as a singing teacher. Holst became very interested in Indian and Hindu… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SHEEN
Composer: Gustav Holst
Incipit: 56123 17514 32111
Key: G Major
Copyright: © Oxford University Press


The Cyber Hymnal #1619
Text: From Glory to Glory Advancing
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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Ancient and Modern #444

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #204


Common Praise (1998) #339

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Common Praise #299


Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #194

Les Chants du Pèlerin #41


Small Church Music #4343


The Cyber Hymnal #1619

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The New English Hymnal #286

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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