[Waking out of silence rang a heavenly song]

[Waking out of silence rang a heavenly song]

Composer: Grant C. Tullar; Composer (refrain): I. H. Meredith
Published in 2 hymnals


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Composer: Grant C. Tullar

Grant Colfax Tullar was born August 5, 1869, in Bolton, Connecticut. He was named after the American President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. After the American Civil War, his father was disabled and unable to work, having been wounded in the Battle of Antietam. Tullar's mother died when he was just two years old so Grant had no settled home life until he became an adult. Yet from a life of sorrow and hardship he went on to bring joy to millions of Americans with his songs and poetry. As a child, he received virtually no education or religious training. He worked in a woolen mill and as a shoe clerk. The last Methodist camp meeting in Bolton was in 1847. Tullar became a Methodist at age 19 at a camp meeting near Wat… Go to person page >

Composer (refrain): I. H. Meredith

Pseudonyms Charles C. Ack­ley (tak­en from his wife’s name, Cla­ris­sa Ack­ley Cow­an) Broughton Ed­wards Floyd En­gle (from his ad­dress on Floyd Street in En­gle­wood Cliffs, New Jer­sey) Arthur Grant­ley Bruce Ken­ne­dy See also Ackley, Chas. C. 1872-1962 See also Edwards, Broughton  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Waking out of silence rang a heavenly song]
Composer: Grant C. Tullar
Composer (refrain): I. H. Meredith
Incipit: 56712 17133 33171
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7108
Text: Waking Out of Silence
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The Cyber Hymnal #7108

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