[Blessed Lord, how much I need Thee!]

[Blessed Lord, how much I need Thee!]

Composer: F. E. Belden (1886)
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Composer: F. E. Belden

Born: March 21, 1858, Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan. Died: De­cem­ber 2, 1945, Mar­shall, Mi­chi­gan. Buried: Oak Hill Cem­e­te­ry, Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan. Pseudonym: A. N. O. When he was eight years old, Belden’s fam­i­ly moved to Cal­i­for­nia, where he first com­posed mu­sic. Due to breath­ing problems, Bel­den lat­er moved to Co­lo­ra­do. He event­u­al­ly re­turned to Bat­tle Creek, Mi­chi­gan, around age 30. He joined the Re­view and Her­ald Pub­lish­ing Com­pany, and stayed in Bat­tle Creek un­til about 1910, when he be­gan writ­ing songs for evang­el­ist Bil­ly Sun­day. Belden’s aunt was Ellen Har­mon White, one of the pi­o­neers of the Se­venth Day Ad­vent­ist Chu… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: F. E. Belden (1886)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 321D5 6U1D6 5
Key: G Major or modal


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The Church Hymnal ... Seventh-Day Adventist Church #578