[When troubled my soul, and when peace I would find] (Excell)

[When troubled my soul, and when peace I would find] (Excell)

Composer: E. O. Excell
Published in 11 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: E. O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: E. O. Excell
Incipit: 13231 23454 34565
Key: D Major


Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Alexander's New Revival Hymnal: as used at the Torrey-Alexander meetings #57Page Scan
Assembly Songs: for use in evangelistic services, Sabbath schools, young peoples societies, devotional meetings, and the home #35Page Scan
Famous Gospel Hymns #65Page Scan
Famous Hymns #65Page Scan
Great Revival Hymns #19Page Scan
Joy to the World: for the Church and Sunday School #206Page Scan
Make Christ King: a selection of high class gospel music for use in general worship and special evangelistic meetings #111AudioPage Scan
Revival Praises #6TextPage Scan
Songs of Salvation and Service. Revised #155Page Scan
The New Praiseworthy: for the Church and Sunday School #194TextPage Scan
The Very Best: Songs for the Sunday School #8Page Scan
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