[The voice of the Savior says, Come]

[The voice of the Savior says, Come]

Composer: James E. Hawes (ca. 1917)
Published in 13 hymnals

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Composer: James E. Hawes

James Edward Hawes was born in Vermillion County, IL, near Danville, on Aug. 18, 1862. While growing up, he was nicknamed “the preacher” because of his exceptional moral life. Evidently he became a well-known song leader among churches of Christ and Christian Churches in the latter part of the nineteenth century and into the early twentieth century, as well as a preacher. Hawes formed an evangelistic team about 1885, after the example of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey, with Jacob V. Updike (1850-1907). They met with great success before disbanding to become located ministers. According to The Christian Evangelist of Dec. 16, 1901, Hawes was located as minister with the Church of Christ in Greenwich, OH. Also, Hawes edited a hymnbook… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [The voice of the Savior says, Come]
Composer: James E. Hawes (ca. 1917)
Incipit: 55321 36555 32133
Key: E Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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