Hiding, safely hiding

Neath the shadow of the Almighty

Author: Edwin O. Excell
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Edwin O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Neath the shadow of the Almighty
Title: Hiding, safely hiding
Author: Edwin O. Excell
Refrain First Line: I am hiding, safely hiding



Instances (7)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Excellent Songs for the Church and Sunday School #39Image
Great Songs of the Church #d231
Inspiring Hymns #d213
Songs for Young People #123Image
Songs of the Soul No. 2 #d63
The New Alphabetical Hymnal: Great Songs of the Church No. 2. 35th ed. #d262
Triumphant Songs No.5 #76Image