[Singing the reapers homeward come]

[Singing the reapers homeward come]

Composer: W. H Gill
Published in 2 hymnals

Composer: W. H Gill

Gill, William Henry, son of Joseph Gill, of the Isle of Man, b. at Marsala, Sicily, Oct. 24, 1839; educated at King William's College, Isle of Man; entered the Seals Office, G.P.O., London, 1858, and retired 1898. A painter in water colours, and student of Manx national music. In combination with his brother, Deemster Gill and Dr. Clague, published in 1805 a volume of Manx National Songs. He has also composed several popular Anthems and Solos. Two of his hymns have attained to some reputation:— 1. Hear us, 0 Lord, from Heaven, Thy dwelling place. [Harvest of the Sea.] Mr. Gill's manuscript history of the origin and building up of this hymn is more than usually interesting, as supplied to us in 1905. This hymn "was directly… Go to person page >

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Title: [Singing the reapers homeward come]
Composer: W. H Gill
Incipit: 53451 21655 55555



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Carols Old and Carols New #25

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The Morning Hour #98

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