[There's a word of tender beauty]

[There's a word of tender beauty]

Composer: H. L. Gilmour
Published in 11 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: H. L. Gilmour

Born: January 19, 1836, Londonderry, Ireland. Died: May 20, 1920, Delair, New Jersey, after a buggy accident. Buried: Wenonah Cemetery, Mantua Township, New Jersey. Gilmour emigrated to America as a teenager. He started working as a painter, then served in the American civil war, where he was captured and spent several months in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia. After the war, he became a dentist. In 1869, he moved to Wenonah, New Jersey, and helped found the Wenonah Methodist Church in 1885. For four decades, he directed the choir at the Pitman Grove Camp Meeting, and worked at camp meetings and revivals in Mountain Lake Park, Maryland, and Ridgeview Park, Pennsylvania. His works include: The Silver Trumpet, with Kelso Carter (… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: H. L. Gilmour

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Devotional Songs #14Page Scan
Glorious Praise: specially prepared for use in the prayer meeting, the church service, the young people's meetings, the Sunday school, the evangelistic and other religious gatherings #124Page Scan
Gospel Melodies: A Collection of Choice Gospel Songs and Hymsn #189Page Scan
Heavenly Sunlight: containing gems of song for Sunday schools, young people's societies and devotional meetings #9Page Scan
Joyful Praise: for Sunday Schools, young people's societies, devotional and revival meetings #123Page Scan
Songs for the King's Business #22Page Scan
Songs of Grace and Glory: A New and Inspiring Selection of Sacred Songs for Evangelical Use and General Worship #265Page Scan
Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #174AudioPage Scan
The Best Gospel Songs and their composers #188Page Scan
The Best of All: complete #186Page Scan
The Old Story in Song #52Page Scan



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