H. R. Palmer

H. R. Palmer
Short Name: H. R. Palmer
Full Name: Palmer, H. R. (Horatio Richmond), 1834-1907
Birth Year: 1834
Death Year: 1907

Palmer, Horatio Richmond, MUS. DOC, was born April 26, 1834. He is the author of several works on the theory of music; and the editor of some musical editions of hymnbooks. To the latter he contributed numerous tunes, some of which have attained to great popularity, and 5 of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881.

His publications include Songs of Love for the Bible School; and Book of Anthems, the combined sale of which has exceeded one million copies. As a hymnwriter he is known by his "Yield not to temptation," which was written in 1868, and published in the National Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, from which it passed, with music by the author, into his Songs of Love, &c, 1874, and other collections. In America its use is extensive. Dr. Palmer's degree was conferred by the University of Chicago in 1880.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Palmer, H. R., p. 877, i. The hymn "Would you gain the best in life" (Steadfastness), in the Congregational Sunday School Supplement, 1891, the Council School Hymn Book, 1905, and others, is by this author.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Texts by H. R. Palmer (52)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Angry words, O let them neverH. R. P. (Author)English68
As Joseph was awalking, he heard an angel singH. R. Palmer (Adapter)English1
Bekämpfet das Böse, besieget die Sünd'H. R. Palmer (Author)German2
Broad though the Atlantic beHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
Christ is knocking at my sad heartH. R. Palmer (Author)English50
Companion hie we quicklyH. R. Palmer (Author)2
E ho'omaika'i! ho'okani a'e hosana!Horatio R. Palmer, 1834-1907 (Author)Hawaiian2
El tiempo corto esHoratius Palmer (Author)Spanish2
Father, hear us, O be near usH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Flieh', flieh' jede SuendeH. R. Palmer (Author)3
Folg' keiner VersuchungH. R. P. (Author)German3
Folg' nicht der Versuchung! Die Sünde betrügt!H. R. Palmer (Author)German7
Folg' nicht der Versuchung, Denn folgen ist Sünd'!H. R. Palmer (Author)German2
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild, Hear thenH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Girded with joy and with gladnessH. R. Palmer (Author)2
God's promise for ever abidethH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Gone, gone, gone from our homeH. R. Palmer (Author)7
Here's a lesson we should heed, try try againH. R. Palmer (Author)3
Hin zur goldnen Stadt wir kommenHoratio R. Palmer (Author)German1
Holy Spirit from above, fill our hearts with Thy pure loveH. R. P. (Author)English19
I hear my Lord invitingHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
If, when the joyous day is goneH. R. P. (Author)5
Jesus loves little children, he is their FriendH. R. P. (Author)21
Jesus will never, never forsake theeH. R. Palmer (Author)English6
Kind, fliehe die SündeH. R. Palmer (Author)German2
Låt synden ej rådaH. R. Palmer (Author)Swedish4
Lad Fristelsen ikkeH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Mai ae i ka hewaHoratio R. Palmer, 1834-1907 (Author)Hawaiian3
Marching, marching, marching on to victoryH. R. Palmer (Author)4
Master, the tempest is raging!H. R. P. (Author)English5
O come away to the school roomHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
O eyes that are weary, and hearts that are soreH. R. Palmer (Author)English73
O mein Vater, nimm mich, mach mich WohlgefälligH. R. Palmer (Author)German1
O my Father! take me, make meH. R. Palmer (Author)4
On a far away strand there's a beautiful landH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Onda ord, o, låt dem aldrigH. R. Palmer (Author)Swedish5
Only a word, but with fervency pouredH. R. P. (Arranger)1
Precious Savior, dear RedeemerH. R. P. (Author)English11
Är du glad, af hjärtat nöjdH. R. Palmer (Author)4
Saanca a bumdeng iti sulisogH. R. P. (Author)Tagalog2
Sei stark in VersuchungHoratius R. Palmer (Author)German2
Shall we meet beyond the river, Where the surges cease to roll?H. R. P. (Author)English1
Stehe fest in Versuchung!Horatio R. Palmer (Author)German1
Step by step, O gentle JesusH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Tentado, no cedas, ceder es pecarHoratio R. Palmer (1834-1907) (Author)Spanish11
There is a home eternal, beautiful and brightH. R. P. (Author)42
There's a Rose that is blooming for you, friendH. R. Palmer (Author)English31
Trusting sweetly in JesusH. R. Palmer (Author)2
We shall see the golden cityH. R. Palmer (Author)English5
While Jesus whispers to youH.R.Palmer (Author)English2
Yield not to temptationH. R. Palmer (Author)English640
You're starting my boy on life's journeyHoratio R. Palmer (Author)English2

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