'TIS NOT FAR TO JESUS

'TIS NOT FAR TO JESUS

Composer: William Howard Doane
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Composer: William Howard Doane

An industrialist and philanthropist, William H. Doane (b. Preston, CT, 1832; d. South Orange, NJ, 1915), was also a staunch supporter of evangelistic campaigns and a prolific writer of hymn tunes. He was head of a large woodworking machinery plant in Cincinnati and a civic leader in that city. He showed his devotion to the church by supporting the work of the evangelistic team of Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey and by endowing Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and Denison University in Granville, Ohio. An amateur composer, Doane wrote over twenty-two hundred hymn and gospel song tunes, and he edited over forty songbooks. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: 'TIS NOT FAR TO JESUS
Composer: William Howard Doane
Meter: 11.11.12.11
Incipit: 12344 23121 23453
Key: f minor
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #6768
Text: 'Tis Not Far to Jesus
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The Cyber Hymnal #6768

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