[They come from far a king to seek]

[They come from far a king to seek]

Composer: Edward Hodges
Published in 1 hymnal


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Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Edward Hodges

Born: Ju­ly 20, 1796, Bris­tol, Eng­land. Died: Sep­tem­ber 1, 1867, Clif­ton, Bris­tol, Eng­land. Buried: Church of St. Mary the Vir­gin, Stan­ton Drew (about eight miles south of Bristol). Hodges’ mu­sic­al gift showed it­self at an ear­ly age; by 1819, he was play­ing the or­gan at St. James’ Church in Bris­tol, and at St. Nicholas’, 1821-1838. He al­so had an in­ter­est­ing me­chan­ic­al bent, and spurred sev­er­al tech­ni­cal im­prove­ments in or­gan de­sign. He com­posed a num­ber of serv­ic­es and an­them piec­es, and Cam­bridge Un­i­ver­si­ty award­ed him a doc­tor­ate in mu­sic in 1825. Hodges event­u­al­ly em­i­grat­ed, ac­cept­ing a post at the ca­thed­ral in… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [They come from far a king to seek]
Composer: Edward Hodges
Meter: 8.8.6.8.8.6
Incipit: 55111 76564 35671
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #12783
Text: They Come From Far A King To Seek
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #12783

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