Little eyes, little eyes Open with the morning light

Little eyes, little eyes Open with the morning light

Author: B. R. Hanby
Tune: [Little eyes, little eyes]
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: B. R. Hanby

Benjamin Russell Hanby was born July 22, 1833, the oldest of eight children, to Bishop William Hanby in Rushville, OH. The family moved to Westerville,OH where Bishop Hanby was a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. In his short life Benjamin graduated from Otterbein, taught school, became a United Brethren minister, started a singing school, was editor for John Church publishers in Cincinnati and composed over 500 songs and hymns before he died of tuberculosis March 15, 1867. His home in Westerville was Ohio's first memorial to a composer. It was a sotp on the Underground Railroad for slaves escaping to Canada and is a national historic site, a Methodist church Landmark and a Network to Freedom site for the National Park Service. There… Go to person page >

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First Line: Little eyes, little eyes Open with the morning light
Author: B. R. Hanby

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Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools: selected from "Our Song Birds," for 1866, The "Snow Bird," the "Robin," the "Red Bird" and the "Dove" #76bPage Scan
Chapel Gems for Sunday Schools: selected from The Snow Bird, Red Bird, Dove and Blue Bird, and from Linnet (Enl. ed.) #76bPage Scan
Chapel Gems: Enlarged Edition #d42
Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses #d59
Little Sacred Songs for Little Singers of the primary department of the Sunday school, and for Kindergartens and the home #77Page Scan
Songs for Little Folks: a collection adapted for the home circle and for primary classes in Sunday schools and day schools: containing a number of carefully selected kindergarten songs #91Page Scan
The Highway Hymnal #d178
The Hosanna #d77
The Prize #d75
The Robin: A Collection #d15
The Welcome: a book of hymns, songs and lessons for the children of the New Church (3rd ed.) #43bPage Scan



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