SWEDEN (Hiles)

SWEDEN (Hiles)

Composer: Henry Hiles (1868)
Published in 27 hymnals

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Composer: Henry Hiles

Born: December 31, 1826, Shrewsbury, England. Died: October 20, 1904, Worthing, England. Hiles was educated at Oxford (BMus 1862, DMus 1867). He played the organ at Shrewsbury, as his brother’s deputy (1846); Bishopwearmouth (1847); St. Michael’s, Wood Street (1859); the Blind Asylum, Manchester (1859); Bowden (1861); and St. Paul’s, Manchester (1863-67). He lectured in harmony and composition at Owen’s College in Manchester (1867) and Victoria University (1879), and was Professor at the Manchester College of Music (1893). He also conducted musical societies in Lancashire and Yorkshire, and owned and edited the Quarterly Music Review (1885-88). He retired in 1904, moving to Pinner, near Harrow. His works include: Twelve T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SWEDEN (Hiles)
Composer: Henry Hiles (1868)
Incipit: 33351 54333 64576
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Savior, when night involves the skies

Saviour, when night involves the skies,
My soul, adoring, turns to Thee;
Thee, self-abased in mortal guise,
And wrapt in shades of death for me.

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The Cyber Hymnal #6438
Text: Savior, When Night Involves the Skies
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The Cyber Hymnal #6438

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