[There's a great day coming]

[There's a great day coming]

Composer: Will L. Thompson
Published in 212 hymnals

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Composer: Will L. Thompson

Will Lamartine Thompson (1847-1909) Born: November 7, 1847, East Li­ver­pool, Ohio. Died: Sep­tem­ber 20, 1909, New York, New York. Buried: Ri­ver­view Cem­e­te­ry, East Li­ver­pool, Ohio. Rebuffed in an ear­ly at­tempt to sell his songs to a com­mer­cial pub­lish­er, Thomp­son start­ed his own pub­lish­ing com­pa­ny. He lat­er ex­pand­ed, open­ing a store to sell pi­an­os, or­gans and sheet mu­sic. Both a lyr­i­cist and com­pos­er, he en­sured he would al­ways re­mem­ber words or mel­o­dies that came to him at odd times: "No mat­ter where I am, at home or ho­tel, at the store or tra­vel­ing, if an idea or theme comes to me that I deem wor­thy of a song, I jot it down in verse. In this… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [There's a great day coming]
Composer: Will L. Thompson
Incipit: 55111 11332 16511
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6578
Text: There's a Great Day Coming
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Small Church Music #6028
Text: Yesu yana zuwa, lalle yana zuwa (There's a great day coming)
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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Church Gospel Songs and Hymns #226

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Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #312

New Songs of Inspiration (vol. one) #149

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #674

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Sacred Selections for the Church #336


Small Church Music #6028

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Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #71


The Cyber Hymnal #6578

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #480

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