Composer: James McGranahan

Born: July 4, 1840, West Fallowfield, Pennsylvania. Died: July 9, 1907, Kinsman, Ohio. Buried: New Kinsman Cemetery, Kinsman, Ohio. Pseudonym: G. M. J. James McGranahan was a nineteenth-century American musician and composer, most known for his various hymns. He was born 4 July 1840, in West Fallowfield or Adamsville, Pennsylvania, and died 9 July 1907 in Kinsman, Ohio. He composed over 25 hymns. For example, in one work he is listed as the composer of three notable songs: "He Will Hide Me" by Mary Elizabeth Servoss, "Revive Thy Work, O Lord" by Albert Midlane, and "Come" by a "Mrs. James Gibson Johnson";and he composed the music for at least 39 of the 79 hymns in a work co-authored with Ira D. Sankey. McGranahan composed most of… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: James McGranahan (1877)
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 51233 32122 57244
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Baptist Hymnal 1991 #575
Text: I Will Sing of My Redeemer
Christian Classics Ethereal Hymnary #465
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