[When the mists have rolled in splendor] (Sankey)

[When the mists have rolled in splendor] (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1883)
Published in 31 hymnals

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Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to Newcastle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Ira David Sankey (1883)
Meter: D with refrain
Incipit: 34555 55U1D 76555 55
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #1002
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #2182
Text: Have You Ever Heard the Story?
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #7375
Text: When the Mists Have Rolled Away
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)


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Timeless Truths #945Text
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