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[There's a happy world above]

[There's a happy world above]

Composer: Andrew L. Byers
Published in 3 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Andrew L. Byers

Andrew Linnaeus Byers was born on Au­gust 26, 1869 in Al­bany, Il­li­nois. Byers’ mo­ther was song writer Nancy By­ers. In 1890 he became involved with Daniel War­ner & Bar­ney War­ren in evan­gel­is­tic work; later joined the Gos­pel Trump­et pub­lish­ing com­pa­ny as mu­sic ed­it­or for a year. He left that work because of health problems and worked as an evan­gel­ist and pastor in Ida­ho & Or­e­gon be­fore tak­ing a pas­tor­ate in Sac­ra­men­to, Cal­i­for­nia, in 1934. He died on November 9, 1952 in Sacramento, California. His works in­clude: Birth of a Reformation: The Life and La­bors of D. S. War­ner, 1922 NN, Hymnary. Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [There's a happy world above]
Composer: Andrew L. Byers
Meter: 7.7.7.7 D
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

That Happy World Above

There’s a happy world above,
Where there’s joy, and peace, and love;
We are going to that world,
To that happy world above.
There is full, supreme delight,
In those mansions fair and bright,
With their pure, celestial light,
In that happy world above.

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Timeless Truths #83

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