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Composer: Haldor Lillenas

Born: No­vem­ber 19, 1885, Stord Is­land (near Ber­gen), Nor­way. Died: Au­gust 18, 1959, As­pen, Co­lo­ra­do. Buried: Flor­al Hills Cem­e­te­ry, Kan­sas Ci­ty, Mis­so­uri. Pseudonyms-- Vir­gin­ia Rose Gold­en Laverne Gray Richard Hainsworth Rev. H. N. Lines Robert Whitmore Ferne Winters Lillenas em­i­grat­ed to Amer­i­ca as a child; his fam­i­ly set­tled first in South Da­ko­ta, then moved to Or­e­gon in 1889. He at­tend­ed Deets Pa­ci­fic Bi­ble Coll­ege in Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia (later re­named to Pa­sa­de­na Coll­ege); stu­died mu­sic at the Sie­gel-My­ers School of Mu­sic in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois; and re­ceived an hon­or­ary Doc­to… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: WONDERFUL GRACE (Lillenas)
Composer: Haldor Lillenas (1918)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 55555 65134 54333
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Piano and Organ Duet

  • Amazing Grace: Heartfelt Hymns and Gospel Songs for Organ and Piano
    Composer/Editor Mary McDonald
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 14
  • This Is My Story and My Song: Gospel Favorites for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Paul Ferrin
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (2004) pp. 16
  • God of Grace God of Glory
    Composer/Editor Don Phillips
    Published By: Genevox Music Group (2000) pp. 24
  • PedalPoint Volume 16 Number 4 June July August 1997: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Don Phillips
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1997) pp. 10

Piano Solo

  • Note-Worthy: Hymn Settings for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Bernadine W. Johnson
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2005) pp. 5
  • Rocky Mountain Praise: Hymns of Ascent for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Frank Milholland
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2005) pp. 10
  • The Church Pianist Volume 19 Number 3 January February 2003: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors David Sarandon; Robert W. Thygerson
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 12
  • The Story Continues: 34 More All Time Favorite Hymns for Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Anthony Burger
    Published By: Anthony Burger Productions (2001) pp. 32
  • Don Wyrtzen Piano
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1994) pp. 11
  • For Today and Always: 32 Songs of the Faith arranged for Piano
    Composer/Editor W. Elmo Mercer
    Published By: Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing, Inc. (1994) pp. 63
  • Timeless Tribute: Arrangements for the Early Advanced Pianist
    Composer/Editor Marilynn Joy Ham
    Published By: Lillenas Publishing Company (1987) pp. 46
  • Just Hooked by Gospel: Keyboard Folio
    Composer/Editors Don Wyrtzen; Carol McMillen
    Published By: Singspiration Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 48

Piano Duet+: Piano Duet One Piano

  • Festive Hymns for Four Hands: Dynamic Favorites for Piano
    Composer/Editor Larry Shackley
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2012) pp. 12
  • Sunday Co-Motions: Sacred Favorites for Four Hands at One Piano
    Composer/Editor Jolene Boyd
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2004) pp. 26

Piano Duet+: Two Pianos Eight Hands

  • Piano Quartets Volume I: Eight Hands at Two Pianos
    Composer/Editor Alan Lohr
    Published By: SoundForth (2005) pp. 22

Voices: Vocal Solo

  • Hymns: 150 Beloved Hymns Piano / Vocal /Guitar
    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2008) pp. 318
  • Down-Home Praise: 10 Gospel Hymns and Inspirational Favorites
    Composer/Editor Lyndell Leatherman
    Published By: The FJH Music Company, Inc. (2006) pp. 2


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #745
  • Four-part harmony, full-score (PDF, NWC)
The Cyber Hymnal #7592
Text: Wonderful Grace of Jesus
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Worship and Rejoice #362
Text: Wonderful Grace of Jesus


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50 Uncommon Songs #47

Ambassador Hymnal #549

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Baptist Hymnal 1991 #328

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #163

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #609

Celebremos Su Gloria #8


Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #745

Hinário para o Culto Cristão #193

Hymnal #150

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Hymns of Faith #205

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Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #291

Rejoice Hymns #127

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Sacred Selections for the Church #452

Sheng tu shi ge = Hymnary (聖徒詩歌) #99

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Sing Joyfully #319


Small Church Music #714

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #210

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The Celebration Hymnal #338

The Christian Life Hymnal #282


The Cyber Hymnal #7592

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The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #198

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The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #159

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The Worshiping Church #497

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This Far By Faith #184

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #467


Voices Together #170

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Worship and Rejoice #362

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Worship and Service Hymnal #261

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Yes, Lord! #130

生命聖詩 - Hymns of Life, 1986 #174

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