['Twas Love that gave at greatest cost]

['Twas Love that gave at greatest cost]

Composer: C. Austin Miles
Published in 1 hymnal

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Composer: C. Austin Miles

Charles Austin Miles USA 1868-1946. Born at Lakehurst, NJ, he attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the University of PA. He became a pharmacist. He married Bertha H Haagen, and they had two sons: Charles and Russell. In 1892 he abandoned his pharmacy career and began writing gospel songs. At first he furnished compositions to the Hall-Mack Publishing Company, but soon became editor and manager, where he worked for 37 years. He felt he was serving God better in the gospel song writing business, than as a pharmacist. He published the following song books: “New songs of the gospel” (1900), “The service of praise” (1900), “The voice of praise” (1904), “The tribute of song” (1904), “New songs of the gospel… Go to person page >

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Title: ['Twas Love that gave at greatest cost]
Composer: C. Austin Miles
Incipit: 35555 34511 11176


Organ Solo

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    Composer/Editor James Conely
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2020) pp. 17


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The Cokesbury Worship Hymnal #153

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