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List of Hymns Written by

Non-LDS Authors and Composers – 104

 

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A

 

A Mighty Fortress Is Our God (Ein' Feste Burg) 68

Text: Martin Luther, 1483-1546; Music: Attr. to Martin Luther

 

A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief (Duane Street) 29

Text: James Montgomery, 1771-1854; Music: George Coles, 1792-1858, alt.

 

Abide with Me! (Eventide) 166

Text: Henry F. Lyte, 1793-1847; Music: William H. Monk, 1823-1889

 

Abide with Me; 'Tis Eventide (Welcome Guest) 165

Text: Lowrie M. Hofford; Music: Harrison Millard, 1830-1895

 

All Creatures of Our God and King (Lasst uns erfreuen) 62

Text: St. Francis of Assisi, 1182-1226; trans. by William H. Draper, 1855-1933;

Music: German melody, arr. Ralph Vaughn Williams, 1872-1958

 

All Glory, Laud, and Honor (St. Theodulph) 69

Text: Theodulph of Orleans, ca. 760-821; Music: Melchior Teschner, 1584-1635

 

America the Beautiful (Materna) 338

Text: Katherine Lee Bates, 1859-1929; Music: Samuel A. Ward, 1848-1903

 

Angels We Have Heard on High (Gloria) 203

Text: French carol, ca. 1862; Music: French carol

 

Arise, O God, and Shine (Darwall) 265

Text: William Hurn, 1754-1829; Music: John Darwall, 1731-1789

 

Away in a Manger (Cradle Song) 206

Text: Anon., ca. 1883, Philadelphia; Music: William J. Kirkpatrick, 1838-1921; harmonized by Rosalee Elser, b. 1925

 

B

 

Battle Hymn of the Republic (Battle Hymn) 60

Text: Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910; Music: Anon., ca. 1861

 

Be Still, My Soul (Finlandia) 124

Text: Katharina von Schlegel, b. 1697; trans. by Jane Borthwick, 1813-1897; Music: Jean Sibelius, 1865-1857

 

Because I Have Been Given Much (Seminary) 219

Text: Grace Noll Crowell, 1877-1969; Music: Phillip Landgrave, b. 1935

 

Behold! A Royal Army (Royal Army) 251

Text: Fanny J. Crosby, 1820-1915; Music: Adam Geibel, 1885-1933

 

Behold, the Mountain of the Lord (Regwal) 54

Text: Michael Bruce, 1746-1767; Music: Leland B. Sateren, b. 1913

 

Brightly Beams Our Father's Mercy (Lower Lights) 335

Text and music: Philip Paul Bliss, 1838-1876

 

C

 

Called to Serve (Called to Serve) 249

Text: Grace Gordon, alt.; Music: Walter G. Tyler

 

Cast Thy Burden upon the Lord (Birmingham) 110

Text: Julius Schubring, 1806-1889, adapted from the Psalms; Music: Felix Mendelssohn, 1809-1847

 

Children of Our Heavenly Father (Swedish) 299

Text: Caroline V. Sandell-Berg, 1832-1903; trans. by Ernst W. Olson, 1870-1958; Music: Traditional Swedish Melody

 

Christ the Lord Is Risen Today (Easter Hymn) 200

Text: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788; Music: Anon., Lyra Davidica, 1708

 

Come, All Whose Souls Are Lighted (Missionary Hymn) 268

Text: Reginald Heber, 1783-1826; Music: Lowell Mason, 1792-1872

 

Come, Let Us Anew (Lucas) 217

Text: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788; Music: Attr. to James Lucas, b. 1726

 

Come, We That Love the Lord (St. Thomas) 119

Text: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748; Music: Aaron Williams, 1731-1776

 

Come, Ye Disconsolate (Consolation) 115

Text: Thomas Moore, 1779-1852; alt. Thomas Hastings, 1784-1872; Music: Samuel Webbe, 1740-1816

 

Come, Ye Thankful People (St. George's Windsor) 94

Text: Henry Alford, 1810-1871; Music: George J. Elvey, 1816-1893

 

Count Your Blessings (Blessings) 241

Text: Johnson Oatman, Jr., 1856-1922; Music: Edwin O. Excell, 1851-1921

 

D

 

Dear to the Heart of the Shepherd (Shepherd) 221

Text: Mary B. Wingate, b. 1899; Music: William J. Kirkpatrick, 1838- 1921

 

Did You Think to Pray? (Stockbridge) 140

Text: Mary A. Pepper Kidder, 1820-1905; Music: William O. Perkins, 1831-1902

 

Do What Is Right (Oaken Bucket) 237

Text: Anon., The Psalms of Life, Boston, 1857; Music: E Kiallmark

 

E

 

F

 

Faith of Our Fathers (St. Catherine) 84

Text: Frederick W. Faber, 1814-1863; Music: Henri F. Hemy, 1818-1888; refrain, James G. Walton, 1821-1905

 

Far, Far Away on Judea's Plains (Chatterley) 212

Text and music: John Menzies Macfarlane, 1833-1892

 

Father in Heaven (Integer Vitae) 133

Text: Agnes S. Hibbard; Music: Friedrich F. Flemming, 1778-1813

 

For All the Saints (Sine Nomine) 82

Text: William Walsham How, 1823-1897; Music: Ralph Vaughn Williams, 1872-1958

 

For the Beauty of the Earth (Dix) 92

Text: Folliott S. Pierpoint, 1835-1917; Music: Conrad Kocher, 1786-1872

 

From All That Dwell Below the Skies (Duke Street) 90

Text: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748; Music: John Hatton, d. 1793

 

G

 

Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken (Austria) 46

Text: John Newton, 1725-1807; Music: Franz Joseph Haydn, 1732-1809

 

Glory to God on High (Italian Hymn) 67

Text: James Allen, 1734-1804, alt; Music: Felice de Giardini, 1716-1796

 

God Be with You Till We Meet Again (God Be With You) 152

Text: Jeremiah E. Rankin, 1828-1904; Music: William G. Tomer, 1833-1896

 

God Moves in a Mysterious Way (Cowper) 285

Text: William Cowper, 1731-1800; Music: William B. Bradbury, 1816-1868

 

God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand (National Hymn) 78

Text: Daniel C. Roberts, 1841-1907; Music: George W. Warren, 1828-1902

 

God Save the King (National Anthem [UK]) 341

Text: Anon., 18th century; Music: From Thesaurus Musicus, London, 1744

 

God Speed the Right (Schoritz rugin) 106

Text: William E. Hickson, 1803-1870; Music: Ernst Moritz Arndt, 1796-1860

 

Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah (Cwm Rhondda) 83

Text: William Williams, 1717-1791; Music: John Hughes, 1873-1932

 

H

 

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Mendelssohn) 209

Text: Charles Wesley, 1708-1788; Music: Felix Mendelssohn, 1809-1847

 

Have I Done Any Good? (East Liverpool) 223

Text and music: Will L. Thompson, 1847-1909, alt.

 

He Is Risen! (Neander) 199

Text: Cecil Frances Alexander, 1818-1895; Music: Joachim Neander, 1650-1680

 

How Firm a Foundation (Fidelity) 85

Text: Attr. to Robert Keen, ca. 1787; Music: Anon., ca. 1889

 

How Gentle God's Commands (Dennis) 125

Text: Philip Doddridge, 1702-1751; Music: Johann G. Nägeli, 1773-1836

 

How Great Thou Art (O Store Gud) 86

Text: Stuart K. Hine, b. 1899; Music: Swedish folk melody, ca. 1891

 

How Wondrous and Great (Lyons) 267

Text: Henry U. Onderdonk, 1789-1858; Music: Attr. to Johann Michael Haydn, 1737-1806

 

I

 

I Have Work Enough to Do (Duncannon) 224

Text: Josephine Pollard, 1834-1892; Music: William J. Kirkpatrick, 1838-1921

 

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (Waltham) 214

Text: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807-1882; Music: John Baptiste Calkin, 1827-1905

 

I Saw a Mighty Angel Fly (Forest Green) 15

Text: Anon., ca. 1840; Music: English melody, arr. Ralph Vaughn Williams, 1872-1958

 

I Stand All Amazed (Gabriel) 193

Text and music: Charles H. Gabriel, 1856-1932

 

I'll Go Where You Want Me to Go (Consecration) 270

Text: Mary Brown, 1856-1918; Music: Carrie E. Rounsefell, 1861-1930

 

In Hymns of Praise (Our King) 75

Text: Ada Blenkhorn; Music: Alfred Beirly

 

It Came upon the Midnight Clear (Carol) 207

Text: Edmund H. Sears, 1810-1876; Music: Richard S. Willis, 1819-1900

 

J

 

Jehovah, Lord of Heaven and Earth (Coronation) 269

Text: Anon.; Music: Oliver Holden, 1765-1844

 

Jesus, Lover of My Soul (Refuge) 102

Text: Charles Wesley, 1707-1788; Music: Joseph P. Holbrook, 1822-1888

 

Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me (Pilot) 104

Text: Edward Hopper, 1818-1888; Music: John Edgar Gould, 1822-1875

 

Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee (St. Agnes) 141

Text: Attr. to Bernard of Clairvaux, ca. 1091-1153; Music: John B. Dykes, 1823-1876

 

Joy to the World (Antioch) 201

Text: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748; alt. by William W. Phelps, 1792-1872, LDS;

Music: George F. Handel, 1685-1759; arr. by Lowell Mason, 1792-1872, LDS

 

K

 

L

 

Lead, Kindly Light (Lux Benigna) 97

Text: John Henry Newman, 1801-1890; Music: John B. Dykes, 1823-1876

 

Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing (Greenville) 163

Text: John Fawcett, 1740-1817; Music: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1712-1778

 

Love at Home (Caledonia) 294

Text and music: John Hugh McNaughton, 1829-1891

 

M

 

Master, the Tempest Is Raging (Peace, Be Still) 105

Text: Mary Ann Baker, ca. 1874; Music: H. R. Palmer, 1834-1907

 

More Holiness Give Me (My Prayer) 131

Text and music: Philip Paul Bliss, 1838-1876

 

My Country, 'Tis of Thee (America) 339

Text: Samuel F. Smith, 1808-1895; Music: From Thesaurus Musicus, London, 1744

 

N

 

Nay, Speak No Ill (Kindly Word) 233

Text and music: Anon., ca. 1894

 

Nearer, My God, to Thee (Bethany) 100

Text: Sarah F. Adams, 1805-1848; Music: Lowell Mason, 1792-1872

 

Now Thank We All Our God (Nun Danket) 95

Text: Martin Rinkhart, 1586-1649; Music: Johann Crüger, 1598-1662

 

Now the Day Is Over (Merrial) 159

Text: Sabine Baring-Gould, 1834-1924; Music: Joseph Barnby, 1838-1896

 

O

 

Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful (Portuguese Hymn) 202

Text: Attr. to John F. Wade, ca. 1711-1786; trans. by Frederick Oakeley, 1802-1880; Music: Attr. to John F. Wade

 

O God, Our Help in Ages Past (St. Anne) 31

Text: Isaac Watts, 1674-1748; Music: William Croft, 1677-1727

 

O Little Town of Bethlehem (St. Louis) 208

Text: Phillips Brooks, 1835-1893; Music: Lewis H. Redner, 1831-1908

 

Once in Royal David's City (Irby) 205

Text: Cecil Frances Alexander, 1818-1895; Music: Henry J. Gauntlett, 1805-1876

 

Onward, Christian Soldiers (St. Gertrude) 246

Text: Sabine Baring-Gould, 1834-1924; Music: Arthur S. Sullivan, 1842-1900

 

Our Father, by Whose Name (Rhosymedre) 296

Text: F. Bland Tucker, 1895-1984, alt.; Music: John David Edwards, 1806-1885

 

P

 

Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow (Old Hundredth) 242

Text: Thomas Ken, 1637-1771; Music: Louis Bourgeois, ca. 1510-1561

 

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (Lobe den Herren) 72

Text: Joachim Neander, 1650-1680; Music: From Stralsund Gesangbuch, 1665

 

Prayer of Thanksgiving (Kremser) 93

Text: Anon., The Netherlands, ca. 1626; trans. by Theodore Baker, 1851-1934;

Music: Anon., The Netherlands, ca. 1625; arr. by Edward Kremser, 1838-1914

 

Precious Savior, Dear Redeemer (Precious) 103

Text and music: H. R. Palmer, 1834-1907

 

Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel (Willing) 252

Text: Will L. Thompson, 1847-1909

 

R

 

Rejoice, the Lord Is King! (Jubilate) 66

Text: Charles Wesley, 1708-1788; Music: Horatio Parker, 1863-1919

 

Rise up, O Men of God (Festal Song) 324

Text: William Pierson Merrill, 1867-1954; Music: William H. Walter, 1825-1893

 

Rock of Ages (Toplady) 111

Text: Augustus M. Toplady, 1740-1778; Music: Thomas Hastings, 1784-1872

 

S

 

Scatter Sunshine (Uniontown) 230

Text: Lanta Wilson Smith; Music: Edwin O. Excell, 1851-1921

 

Should You Feel Inclined to Censure (Censure) 235

Text: Anon., ca. 1863; Music: Philip Paul Bliss, 1838-1876

 

Silent Night (Stille Nacht) 204

Text: Joseph Mohr, 1792-1848; Music: Franz Gruber, 1787-1863

 

Sing Praise to Him (Mit Freuden Zart) 70

Text: Johann J. Schütz, 1640-1690; Music: From "Bohemian Brethren's Songbook," 1566, alt.

 

Softly Now the Light of Day (Seymour) 160

Text: George W. Doane, 1799-1859; Music: Carl Maria von Weber, 1786-1826

 

Sweet Hour of Prayer (Sweet Hour) 142

Text: William W. Walford, 1772-1850, alt.; Music: William B. Bradbury, 1816-1868, alt.

 

T

 

The First Noel (The First Noel) 213

Text and music: Traditional English carol, ca. 17th century

 

The Lord Is My Light (Wanamaker) 89

Text: James Nicholson, 1828-1876; Music: John R. Sweney, 1837-1899

 

The Lord Is My Shepherd (Forsaken) 108

Text: James Montgomery, 1771-1854; based on Psalm 23; Music: Thomas Koschat, 1845-1914

 

The Lord My Pasture Will Prepare (St. Petersburg) 109

Text: Joseph Addison, 1672-1719; Music: Dmitri Bortniansky, 1751-1825

 

The Star Spangled Banner (National Anthem [USA]) 340

Text: Francis Scott Key, 1779-1843; Music: John Stafford Smith, 1750-1836

 

There Is a Green Hill Far Away (Meditation) 194

Text: Cecil Frances Alexander, 1818-1895; Music: John H. Gower, 1855-1922

 

There Is Sunshine in My Soul Today (Sunshine) 227

Text: Eliza E. Hewitt, 1851-1920; Music: John R. Sweney, 1837-1899

 

U

 

V

 

W

 

We Are All Enlisted (Montclair) 250

Text: Anon., "The New Golden Chain," New York, 1866; Music: William B. Bradbury, 1816-1868

 

We Give Thee But Thine Own (Schumann) 218

Text: William Walsham How, 1823-1897; Music: Anon., arr. by Lowell Mason, 1792-1872, and George J. Webb, 1803-1887

 

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Yorkshire Melody) 211

Text: Nahum Tate, 1652-1715; based on Luke 2:8-14; Music: Yorkshire carol, ca. 1800

 

With Wondering Awe (Laudis Corona) 210

Text and music: Anon., "Laudis Corona," Boston, 1885

 

Y

 

You Can Make the Pathway Bright (Bright) 228

Text: Helen Silcott Dungan, ca. 1899; Music: James M. Dungan, 1851-1925

 

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