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Jesus Loves the Children Dear

Jesus loves the children dear, loves to have them always near

Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Tune: [Jesus loves the children dear]
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Charles Edward Pollock

Charles Edward Pollock USA 1853-1928. Born at Newcastle, PA, he moved to Jefferson City, MO, when age 17. He was a cane maker for C W Allen. He also worked 20 years for the MO Pacific Railroad, as a depot clerk and later as Assistant Roadmaster. He was a musician and prolific songwriter, composing 5000+ songs, mostly used in Sunday school settings and church settings. He took little remuneration for his compositions, preferring they be freely used. He produced three songbooks: “Praises”, “Beauty of praise”, and “Waves of melody”. In 1886 he married Martha (Mattie) Jane Harris, and they had three children: Robert, Edward, and a daughter. He died in Merriam, KS. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus loves the children dear, loves to have them always near
Title: Jesus Loves the Children Dear
Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus loves the children dear
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Bells of Heaven #d197

Bells of Heaven #d197

Bells of Heaven #d174

Children's Hosannas #d56

Fresh Flowers #d27

Happy Voices No. 1 #d76

Harvest Bells No.3 #d53

Infant Songs #d16

Infant Songs #d16

Primary Songs for the Primary Class in the Sunday School. Rev.ed. #d46

Page Scan

Primary Songs No. 2 #62

Primary Songs No.3 #d24

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