WINONA

Composer: Samuel W. Beazley

Samuel W. Beazley was born in Sparta, Virginia in 1873. He was a music scholar and taught music at Shenandoah College for five years. He composed over 4,000 gospel songs during his lifetime. Samuel W. Beazley maintained a successful publishing business in Chicago, Illinois. He died in Chicago on September 16, 1944. He was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 1992. NN, Hymnary editor. Source: www.gmahalloffame.org Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: WINONA
Composer: Samuel W. Beazley
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 51531 45671 32176
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

Lo! What a Cloud of Witnesses

Lo! what a cloud of witnesses
Encompass us around!
Men once like us with suffering tried,
But now with glory crown'd.

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