Where Restless Crowds are Thronging

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Source: Chalice Hymnal #672

Author: Thomas Curtis Clark

Thomas Curtis Clark (born on January 8, 1877) author of over sixty hymns, studied at University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois 1901-02 and served on the editorial staff of the Christian Century in Chicago, Illinois 1912-48. Won first prize in the 1943 Hymn Society of America nation-wide contest with his "Thou Father of Us All." --legacy.lincolnchristian.edu/library/… Go to person page >

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First Line: Where restless crowds are thronging
Title: Where Restless Crowds are Thronging
Author: Thomas Curtis Clark (1877-1954)
Meter: D
Language: English
Notes: Text Only.
Copyright: © 1954 The Hymn Society of America



William Lloyd (b. Rhos Goch, Llaniestyn, Caernarvonshire, Wales, 1786; d. Caernarvonshire, 1852) composed MEIRIONYDD, which was first published in manuscript form with the name BERTH in Caniadau Seion (Songs of Zion, 1840, ed. R. Mills). The tune is named after the Welsh county Meirionydd in which L…

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Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed the tune in 1835 for use at a missions festival at Blackburn, Lancashire, England. For that festival, which celebrated the three-hundredth anniversary of the Reformation in England, the tune was set to Reginald Heber's (PHH 249) “From Greenland's Icy Mountains.”…

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