[What is the song the angels sing?]

[What is the song the angels sing?]

Composer: William Augustine Ogden (1870)
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Composer: William Augustine Ogden

William A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Augustine Ogden (1870)
Incipit: 51112 33354 25315
Key: E♭ Major
Source: The Silver Song (Toledo, Ohio: W. W. Whitney, 1870), number 97
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #5542
Text: On a Christmas Morning
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