H. R. Palmer

H. R. Palmer
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Short Name: H. R. Palmer
Full Name: Palmer, H. R. (Horatio Richmond), 1834-1907
Birth Year: 1834
Death Year: 1907

Palmer, Horatio Richmond, MUS. DOC, was born April 26, 1834. He is the author of several works on the theory of music; and the editor of some musical editions of hymnbooks. To the latter he contributed numerous tunes, some of which have attained to great popularity, and 5 of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881.

His publications include Songs of Love for the Bible School; and Book of Anthems, the combined sale of which has exceeded one million copies. As a hymnwriter he is known by his "Yield not to temptation," which was written in 1868, and published in the National Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, from which it passed, with music by the author, into his Songs of Love, &c, 1874, and other collections. In America its use is extensive. Dr. Palmer's degree was conferred by the University of Chicago in 1880.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Palmer, H. R., p. 877, i. The hymn "Would you gain the best in life" (Steadfastness), in the Congregational Sunday School Supplement, 1891, the Council School Hymn Book, 1905, and others, is by this author.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



Texts by H. R. Palmer (47)sort iconAsInstances
Angry words, O let them neverH. R. Palmer (Author)84
Bek'mpfet das Boese, besiget die Suend'H. R. Palmer (Author)3
Broad though the Atlantic beH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Christ is knocking at my sad heartH. R. P. (Author)42
Companion hie we quicklyH. R. Palmer (Author)2
E ho'omaika'i! ho'okani a'e hosana!Horatio R. Palmer, 1834-1907 (Author)2
Father, hear us, O be near usH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Flieh', flieh' jede SuendeH. R. Palmer (Author)3
Folg' keiner VersuchungH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Folg' nicht der VersuchungH. R. Palmer (Author)6
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild, Hear thenH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Girded with joy and with gladnessH. R. Palmer (Author)2
God's promise for ever abidethH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Gone, gone, gone from our homeH. R. P. (Author)9
Here's a lesson all we should heedH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Here's a lesson we should heed, try try againH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Holy Spirit from above, fill our heartsH. R. Palmer (Author)17
I hear my Lord invitingH. R. Palmer (Author)2
If, when the joyous day is one [gone] I count the deeds that I haveH. R. Palmer (Author)5
Jesus loves little children, he is their FriendH. R. Palmer (Author)20
Jesus will never, never forsake theeH. R. Palmer (Author)6
Laat synden ej raadaH. R. Palmer (Author)4
Lad Fristelsen ikkeH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Mai ae i ka hewaHoratio R. Palmer, 1834-1907 (Author)2
Marching, marching, marching on to victoryH. R. Palmer (Author)4
Master, the tempest is raging!H. R. Palmer (Author)4
O come away to the school roomH. R. Palmer (Author)2
O eyes that are weary, and hearts that are soreH. R. Palmer (Author)91
O my Father! take me, make meH. R. Palmer (Author)3
On a far away strand there's a beautiful landH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Onda ord, o, lat dem aldrigH. R. Palmer (Author)8
Only a word, but with fervencyH. R. P. (Arranger)1
Onward and upward and forward todayH. R. Palmer (Author)4
Precious Savior, dear RedeemerH. Palmer (Author)8
Är du glad, af hjärtat nöjdH. R. Palmer (Author)3
Sei stark in VersuchungH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Shall we meet beyond the river, Where the surges cease to roll?H. R. P. (Author)1
Step by step, O gentle JesusH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Tentado, no cedas, ceder es pecarH. R. Palmer (Author)4
The prize is set before usH. R. Palmer (Author)1
There is a home eternal, beautiful and brightH. R. Palmer (Author)44
There's a Rose that is blooming for youH. R. P. (Author)27
Trusting sweetly in JesusH. R. Palmer (Author)2
We shall see the golden cityH. R. Palmer (Author)6
While Jesus whispers to youH.R.Palmer (Author)1
Yield not to temptationHoratio R. Palmer (Author)576
You're starting my boy on life's journeyHoratio R. Palmer (Author)1

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