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[We are waiting by the river] (Fillmore)

[We are waiting by the river] (Fillmore)

Composer: J. H. Fillmore
Published in 5 hymnals


Composer: J. H. Fillmore

James Henry Fillmore USA 1849-1936. Born at Cincinnati, OH, he helped support his family by running his father's singing school. He married Annie Eliza McKrell in 1880, and they had five children. After his father's death he and his brothers, Charles and Frederick, founded the Fillmore Brothers Music House in Cincinnati, specializing in publishing religious music. He was also an author, composer, and editor of music, composing hymn tunes, anthems, and cantatas, as well as publishing 20+ Christian songbooks and hymnals. He issued a monthly periodical “The music messsenger”, typically putting in his own hymns before publishing them in hymnbooks. Jessie Brown Pounds, also a hymnist, contributed song lyrics to the Fillmore Music Hous… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [We are waiting by the river] (Fillmore)
Composer: J. H. Fillmore
Incipit: 34555 43555 55543
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public domain.

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Joy and Gladness #15

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Songs of Free Grace #41

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Songs of Rejoicing #140

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The New Gospel Song Book #129

The Praise Hymnal #153

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