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['Tis love that makes us happy]

['Tis love that makes us happy]

Composer: F. E. Belden (1892)
Published in 8 hymnals

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Composer: F. E. Belden

Belden was born in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1858. He began writing music in his late teenage years after moving to California with his family. For health reasons he later moved to Colorado. He returned to Battle Creek with his wife in the early 1880s, and there he became involved in Adventist Church publishing. F. E. Belden wrote many hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Belden was able to rapidly write both music and poetry together which enabled him to write a song to fit a sermon while it was still being delivered. He also wrote songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Though Belden’s later years were marred by misunderstandings with the church leadership over his royal… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ['Tis love that makes us happy]
Composer: F. E. Belden (1892)
Incipit: 51553 21766 16551
Notes: Spanish translation: "Es el amor divino" by Edgar L. Maxwell
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #6776
Text: 'Tis Love That Makes Us Happy
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