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J. H. Fillmore
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Short Name: J. H. Fillmore
Full Name: Fillmore, J. H., (James Henry), 1849-1936
Birth Year: 1849
Death Year: 1936

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 House for 30 years, and many tunes were composed for her lyrics. He was instrumental in the prohibition and temperance efforts of the day. His wife died in 1913, and he took a world tour trip with single daughter, Fred (a church singer), in the early 1920s. He died in Cincinnati. His son, Henry, became a bandmaster/composer.

John Perry


Hymnals by J. H. Fillmore (34)sort descendingAsPublication Year
Fillmores' Gospel Songs for Young People's Meetings, Prayer Meetings, Revival Meetings, and Sunday SchoolJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1898
Fillmores' Missionary Songs for Misionary Societies. Rev.J. H. Fillmore (Editor)1898
Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 1J. H. Fillmore (Editor)1898
Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 2J. H. Fillmore (Editor)1900
Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 3J. H. Fillmore (Editor)1905
Gems and JewelsJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1890
Glory and Praise: a collection of beautiful Sunday-school songs selected chiefly from The children's hallelujahJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1887
Gospel Songs No. 2J. H. Fillmore (Editor)1902
Grateful Praise: a collection of new songs for the Sunday-schoolJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1884
Heralds of the KingJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1928
Hymns for Today: for Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies, The Church, The Home, Community Welfare Associations, and Patriotic MeetingsJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1920
Jewels for Little SingersJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1898
Joy and GladnessJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1880
Joy and Gladness for the Sunday School and HomeJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1882
Joy and PraiseJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1908
Mother LoveJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1918
New Christian Hymn and Tune BookJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1882
New Christian Hymn and Tune BookJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1887
Praise and RejoicingJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1884
Quartets and Choruses for Men: A Collection of New and Old Gospel Songs to which is added Patriotic, Prohibition and Entertainment SongsJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1913
Songs for the Wee OnesJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1876
Songs of CheerJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1918
Songs of Glory : For Sunday Schools, Churches and The Social CircleJames H. Fillmore (Editor)1874
Songs of Glory, No.2: a collection of beautiful songs for Sunday Schools and the Family CircleJas. H. Fillmore (Editor)1881
Songs of GratitudeJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1879
Songs of Gratitude, a Collection of New Songs for Sunday Schools and Worshiping AssembliesJas. H. Fillmore (Editor)1877
The Better ChoiceJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1887
The Children's HallelujahJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1886
The Church and SchoolJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1888
The CongregationJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1884
The Gift DivineJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1914
The Harvest FestivalJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1889
The Praise Hymnal: a collection of hymns and tunesJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1896
Voices of Joy: a concert excercise for Children's DayJ. H. Fillmore (Editor)1914

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