W. A. Ogden

W. A. Ogden
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Short Name: W. A. Ogden
Full Name: Ogden, W. A., (William Augustine), 1841-1897
Birth Year: 1841
Death Year: 1897

William Augustine Ogden USA 1841-1897. Born at Franklin County, OH, his family moved to IN when he was age six. He studied music in local singing schools at age 8, and by age 10 could read church music fairly well. Later, he could write out a melody by hearing it sung or played. He enlisted in the American Civil War in the 30th IN Volunteer Infantry. During the war he organized a male choir which became well known throughout the Army of the Cumberland. After the war, he returned home, resumed music study, and taught school. He married Jennie V Headington, and they had two children: Lowell and Marian. He worked for the Iowa Normal School, Toledo Public School System. Among his teachers: Lowell Mason, Thomas Hastings, E E Baily and B F Baker, president of the Boston Music School. He wrote many hymns, both lyrics and/or music. He later issued his first song book, “The silver song” (1870). It became quite popular, selling 500,000 copies. He went on to publish other song books. Ogden also taught music at many schools in the U S and Canada. In 1887 he became superintendent of music in the public schools of Toledo, OH. His works include: “New silver songs for Sunday school” (1872), “Crown of life” (1875), “Notes of victory” (1885), “The way of life” (1886), “Gathering jewels” (1886). He was known as a very enthusiastic person in his work and a very congenial one as well. He died at Toledo, OH.

John Perry


Texts by W. A. Ogden (248)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A fountain of life is opened wideWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
A heavenly home foreverWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
A mensagem do Senhor - Aleluia!William A. Ogden (Author)Portuguese2
A sinner, I came, for my Lord to beholdWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Ah weary child a momentW. A. Ogden (Author)2
All day long have I gleanedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
All the air is hushed and holyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
And Jesus, when he was straightwayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Angels are waiting our comingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Anywhere, dear Savior, in Thy vineyard wideW. A. O. (Author)8
Anywhere with Christ I'll goWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Are you ready for the Bridegroom's comingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Are you tenting toward the highlandsW. A. Ogden (Author)7
Are you walking in the light of the gospelWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
Are you willing that the LambWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Art thou waiting for the moving of the watersWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
As doves to their windows we're coming to theeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Ask for the old path, for the better wayW. A. O. (Author)2
Awake, O daughter of ZionWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Baptize us anew with fire from on highW. A. Ogden (Author)18
Bautízanos hoyWilliam A. Ogden (1841-1897) (Author)Spanish2
Be of good couraage, be not afraidWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Blessed be the fountain of life todayW. A. O. (Author)9
Brightly, sweetly, toiling for the MasterWilliam A. Ogden (Author)21
Clinging to the Rock of Ages (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)English2
Come home, prodigal sonWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Come, let us worship and bow down (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)2
Come, O come, 'tis the Savior's messageW. A. (Author)2
Come to the feast that the Lord hath spreadW. A. O. (Author)English1
Come to the Savior, children, todayW. A. Ogden (Author)5
Come up to the helpWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Consider ye the lilies, contented in their lotWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
"Cuando vengas en tu reino, Cristo, acuérdate de mi"W. A. Ogden (Author)Spanish2
Dios mensaje para todos me ha dadoW. A. Ogden (Author)Spanish2
Do not falter when the tempter comesWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
Dulces promesas son las del SeñorWilliam Ogden (Author)Spanish2
Dyrbara loeften, ackWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Earnest, faithful banner bearersWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Earnest workers for the MasterWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Everlasting life, 'tis the promise givenW. A. O. (Author)4
Far away amid the desertW. A. O. (Author)2
Fresh as the dew of morningWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Frisch und frölich ziehn als muntre PilgerW. A. O. (Author)German2
From the throne of God is streamingW. A. O. (Author)3
Gathering home in the ransomedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Give to the Lord of thy treasureWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
Gladly, gladly toiling for the MasterW. A. O. (Author)9
Glory to God, the angels are singingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)7
Go and find the wandererW. A. O. (Author)3
Go and gather them in, go and gather them inWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Go and tell the story to thy friends todayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Go forward, O worker for JesusW. A. O. (Author)English5
Go glean in the Master's vineyardWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Go through the gates, prepare ye the wayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)8
God's eye watches o'er meW. A. O. (Author)3
God's ways are past our understandingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Great was the pain that He sufferedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Hark, the song of angelsW. A. O. (Author)1
Hark, the song of Christmas mornWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Hark, 'tis the bugle sounding, forward we goWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Hark, 'tis the voice of the Savior Wanderer, calling for theeW. A. O. (Author)English3
He is able to deliver, sing the joyful strainWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English12
He leadeth me, he leadeth me, His lightWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
He lono ko'u mai Iesu maiWilliam A. Ogden, 1841-1897 (Author)Hawaiian2
He was despised and rejected of menWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
Hear the promise of the LordWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English14
Hear ye the call of the LordWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Ho, everyone that thirsteth, Come, oh, comeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Hoert die kunde von dem herrn hallelujahWilliam A. Ogden (Author)German2
Honor bright, honor brightWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
How precious the bloodW. A. Ogden (Author)2
Hoy quiero trabajarW. A. Ogden (Author)Spanish2
I am coming, Lord, to thee, with a trembling heartW. A. Ogden (Author)16
I am Jesus' little Lamb, Happy all day long I amW. A. O. (Author)13
I am the Way and the LifeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
I have a friend to guide meWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
I have heard of Jesus in Bethlehem bornW. A. O. (Author)3
I love to tell the story (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)2
I wandered in sorrow and sinWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
If thy walk is upwardWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
If you meet a comrade on the Sabbath dayW. A. O. (Author)4
I'm a child of his promiseWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
I'm a little pilgrim, And a stranger hereWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
In happy song our voices we will raiseW. A. O. (Author)4
In highest praise our songsWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In His name advanceWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
In our Sunday school so dearWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In righteousness be doingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
In the Lamb's book of life Will my name there appear?William A. Ogden (Author)5
In the land of light and gloryWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In the mansions eternalWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In the name of Christ, With our flag unfurledWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
In the roll call of heavenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In the shadow of a mightyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
In thy blessed word, our FatherWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Into the fold of the graceWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Into thy temple, LordWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
I've a home far away in the regions immortalWilliam A. Ogden (Author)9
I've a message from the Lord, Hallelujah!William A. Ogden (Author)English135
I've learned to loveWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
I've two little hands to work for JesusWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English62
I've wandered in sorrow and sinW. A. Ogden (Author)2
Jeg et budskab har fra GudW. A. Ogden (Author)Norwegian2
Jesus bowed in the gardenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Jesus is calling, "Come to me and live"William A. Ogden (Author)3
Jesus nimmt die Sünder an, HallelujaW. A. O. (Author)German2
Jesus stands by my sideWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Jesus, the loving ShepherdW. A. O. (Author)English40
Jesus, the Shepherd, is callingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Joyful we in our Sabbath homeW. A. Ogden (Author)5
Laß mich, Herr Jesu, freundlich sie ladenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)German1
Let the lamp of faith be burningWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Let the tones of triumph ringWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Leuchtend als Vorbild steht Jesus vor dirW. A. Ogden (Author)German1
Like gems we may shineWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Like rays of golden sunshineWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Like sheep in the desert we’re strayingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Lo a stranger standing thereW. A. O. (Author)6
Lo his kingdom blessedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Lord, our praises here begunWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Love the Lord with all thy heartWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
Manos pequeñas Dios me ha dadoWilliam Ogden (Author)Spanish2
Many hundred years agoWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Many mansions are in my home so fairW. A. O. (Author)3
My father in heaven I knowWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Neath the shadow of a rockW. A. O. (Author)English2
Not for crown love I my SaviorWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
O come thou and see what the Lord hath doneWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
O come, 'tis a bright Sabbath morningWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
O dies Verheissungswort, tröstlich und süssWilliam A. Ogden (Author)German2
O for a faith that clingethWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
O glory to God, it is coming again (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)1
O I love to think of Jesus by the blue, blue seaWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English2
O if my house is built upon a rockWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English7
O shall I sing the glad new songWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
O soul, look up and thou shalt seeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)8
O swift to the RockW. A. O. (Adapter)1
O this world is beautifulWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
O 'tis sweet to bring to JesusWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
O weary pilgram, gone astrayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
O wonderful words by the Master spokenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
O Zion that bringest good tidingsW. A. O. (Author)9
O'er Judea's plains of lightWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Oh, brother, with a willing heart W. A. Ogden (Author)1
O come to the fountain of love todayW. A. Ogden (Author)5
Oh! for the cross is all my gloryW. A. Ogden (Author)2
O I love to think of Jesus, as He journeyed to and froW. A. O. (Author)English8
O the Savior's at the doorW. A. O. (Author)4
On Christian soldier onWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
On the well at SycharWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Once a lovely stranger stood besideWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
One by one the loving masterWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
One drop of the bloodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)9
Only for a little whileWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Praise the Lord, his bannerWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Ring out the bells for ChristmasWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English1
Sabbath holy to the lowlyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
Sailor on the ocean sailingW. A. O. (Author)9
Satan tares is sowingW. A. O. (Author)2
Saved by grace O blessed tidingsWilliam A. Ogden (Author)11
Saved by his goodness I amWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Scattering precious seed by the way-sideWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English79
Searching the scriptures, the blessed scripturesWilliam A. Ogden (Author)8
See the sons of God in faith advancingW. A. O. (Author)2
Seeking the lost, yes, kindly entreatingW. A. O. (Author)English120
Selige Verheissungen, herrliches WortW. A. Ogden (Author)German1
Send the Bible to distant landsWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Shall I meet you in the golden morningWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Shall we meet in the land of the blestWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
Simply an armor-bearer, lo! I standWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Since thy Father's arm sustains thee, peaceful beW. A. O. (Author)English1
Sing we of the grace of GodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
S'ist das schönste Wort, das auf erden klingtW. A. O. (Author)German2
Skjønne er løfterne, lifligt Guds ordW. A. Ogden (Author)Norwegian2
Sowing seed, precious seedWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Sowing the precious seedW. A. O. (Author)3
Sowing the seed by the daylight, sowing the golden grainWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English1
Stand for the right, brother, stand for the rightWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Step by step the Lord will safely lead usW. A. Ogden (Author)2
Streue des Wortes köstlichen SamenW. A. Ogden (Author)German2
Sweet are the promises, Kind is the wordW. A. O. (Author)English162
Sweet songs, precious songsWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Tell the good news, the wondrous storyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)6
Tenderly lead us, Savior aboveWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
The blessed Savior died for meWilliam A. Ogden (Author)6
The children for Jesus, their hearts for his throneWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
The fountain of salvationW. A. O. (Author)4
The gate of love and mercyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
The Lord loveth a cheerful giverW. A. O. (Author)4
The Lord of the vineyard is waitingW. A. O. (Author)2
The precious blood of Jesus, the precious bloodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)6
The precious seed be sowingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There are errands sweetWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There are little childrenW. A. O. (Author)4
There are many beauteous mansionsWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
There's a land of restWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
There's a light in the valley, There's a light I seeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There's a name that we loveWilliam A. Ogden (Author)5
There's a promise which is writtenWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There's a song my heart is singing, In my soul its tones are ringingW. A. O. (Author)6
There's a tender voice that whispers to the soul with care opprestW. A. Ogden (Author)English2
There's a wonderful ltheme in the gospel tongueWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
There's a wonderful theme in the gospel tongueW. A. O. (Author)9
There's One that I love dearlyWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
They're [They are] gathering homeward from every landW. A. Ogden (Author)English1
Thronging the temple like those of oldWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Through the desert while weWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Thy word is a lamp to my feet, A glorious light to my pathWilliam A. Ogden (Author)6
'Tis dividing the worldW. A. O. (Author)4
'Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus every little careWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
'Tis the gospel invitation, come and seeW. A. O. (Author)5
'Tis the grandest theme through the ages rungWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English147
'Tis the voice of him that criethW. A. Ogden (Author)3
To the Master we are goingWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Today at the feet of my blessed Lord I waitedW. A. O. (Author)2
Trusting in the promises, we march alongWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
'Twas the voice of GodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Two little hands to work for JesusWilliam A. Ogden (Author)8
Unvailed in my sins at the cross of my LordW. A. O. (Author)2
Up and labor, the Master isWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Washed and redeemed, O wonderful thoughtW. A. Ogden (Author)3
We are coming, we are coming homeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We are going home to that land so fairWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We are little children (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)3
We are little reapers, toiling all the dayWilliam A. Ogden (Author)English16
We are marching on, a happy bandWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
We are toiling on towardWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We give thee best endeavorWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We have met to praiseWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
We know in whom we have believed (Ogden)William A. Ogden (Author)2
We praise thee, O God, for the Son thou hast givenW. A. O. (Author)2
We shall end our careW. A. Ogden (Author)2
We'll take up our [the] stand for the youthWilliam A. Ogden (Author)13
What is the song the angels singWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
What's this vain world to meWilliam A. Ogden (Author)1
When I awake in the likeness of GodWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
When thou comest in thy kingdomW. A. O. (Author)12
When to Jerusalem he cameWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
When we gather by and byWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
Whither do you journey along, brotherWilliam A. Ogden (Author)4
Who is he that yonder liesWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Whosoever believeth, precious words I hear him sayW. A. O. (Author)5
Whosoever will may truly comeW. A. O. (Author)5
Why stand ye here idleWilliam A. Ogden (Author)2
With a tender hand he willW. A. O. (Author)2
With joy we are marching to Zion's bright abodeWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
Working O Christ with theeW. A. Ogden (Author)1
Zwei H'ndelein fuer Jesu ArbeitWilliam A. Ogden (Author)3
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