E. O. Excell

E. O. Excell
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Short Name: E. O. Excell
Full Name: Excell, E. O. (Edwin Othello), 1851-1921
Birth Year: 1851
Death Year: 1921

Edwin Othello Excel USA 1851-1921. Born at Uniontown, OH, he started working as a bricklayer and plasterer. He loved music and went to Chicago to study it under George Root. He married Eliza Jane “Jennie” Bell in 1871. They had a son, William, in 1874. A member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, he became a prominent publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings. He founded singing schools at various locations in the country and worked with evangelist, Sam Jones, as his song leader for two decades. He established a music publishing house in Chicago and authored or composed over 2,000 gospel songs. While assisting Gypsy Smith in an evangelistic campaign in Louisville, KY, he became ill, and died in Chicago, IL. He published 15 gospel music books between 1882-1925. He left an estate valued at $300,000.

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Wikipedia Biography

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, , J. Wilbur Chapman, , Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner.

Texts by E. O. Excell (57)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Am I a soldier of the crossEdwin O. Excell (Author)English1
Beclouded long my way has beenE. O. E. (Author)English12
By faith the Lamb of God I seeE. O. E. (Author)English20
Cantar de él deseo yoEdwin Excell (Author)Spanish3
Come to the Savior, O come and confessEdwin O. Excell (Author)2
Con gozo canto al SeñorEdwin O. Excell (1851-1921) (Author)Spanish3
Do you know the world is dyingE. O. E. (Author)English39
Einst schaut' durch Tränen ich hinaufEdwin O. Excell (Author)German2
Father, I stretch my hands to TheeEdwin Othello Excell, 1851-1921 (Author (stanza 5))English1
Flag of the free, Sing we praises to TheeE. O. E. (Arranger)English15
Foer var konungs tron en gongEdwin O. Excell (Author)2
Gathering homeward from every landE. O. E. (Arranger)English1
Have you found a hiding placeEdwin O. Excell (Author)English4
He mele ko'u a'u i oli aiEdwin O. Excell, 1851-1921 (Author)Hawaiian2
Hear the Savior sweetly saying, Call them in, make no delayE. O. E. (Author)English6
Hear you not the voice of JesusE. O. E. (Author)English7
Hoer du ej hur v'rlden l'ngtarEdwin O. Excell (Author)2
How lost was my conditionE. O. E. (Arranger)English3
I have a song I love to sing, Since I have been redeemedE. O. E. (Author)English173
I need thee, gracious OneE. O. E. (Author)English3
I was out on the ocean sailingE. O. E. (Author)English4
Im Glauben seh' ich Gottes LammEdwin O. Excell (Author)German1
In looking through my tears one dayE. O. E. (Author)English80
In vain I've tried a thousand ways, My fear to quell, my hopes to raiseE. O. Excell (Arranger)English26
Jesus invites me to come unto HimE. O. E. (Author)English3
Jesus is a friend of mine, Naught my love can severEdwin O. Excell (Author)English2
Jesús te necesita, cristiana juventudE. O. Excell (Author)Spanish2
Knocking, knocking with pierced handsE. O. E. (Author)English3
Komm, heil'ger Geist, zu mirE. O. Excell (Author)German2
List, the Spirit calls to thee, Will you be saved by the blood?E. O. E. (Author)English44
Mein tränend Auge wagte einstE. O. Excell (Author)German1
Min sj'l, 'r sad, lycklig i JesusEdwin O. Excell (Author)2
My robes were once all [so] stained with sinEdwin O. Excell (Author)English35
My soul is so happy in JesusE. O. E. (Author)English71
Neath the shadow of the AlmightyE. O. E. (Author)English14
Our Father, 'tis to thee, We bring this earnest pleaEdwin O. Excell (Author)1
Pagayatac a cantaanE. O. Excell (Author)Tagalog2
Praise ye the Father, let every heart give thanks to HimE. O. Excell Co. (Author)English1
Praise ye the Father, let every nation join to singEdwin O. Excell (Author)English7
Reißt einst im Tode das irdischeEdwin O. Excell (Author)German2
Savior, hear me while I pray, Be My God and be my stayEdwin O. Excell (Author)English3
Seele, was hält dich vom Heilande fernE. O. E. (Author)German4
Tell me the old, old story, Tell it, for 'tis always newE. O. E. (Arranger)English2
The love of Jesus, who can tellE. O. Excell (Author)English28
There is a spot that to me is dearEdwin O. Excell (Author)2
To thee, our own, our native landEdwin O. Excell (Author)English2
Vor dem König werd' ich stehnE. O. Excell (Author)German2
Wake the song, wake the song, wake the song, wake the song of jubileeE. O. Excell (Author)English1
Warum noch länger der Weltlust nachgeh'n?Edwin O. Excell (Author)German1
We shall stand before the KingE. O. E. (Author)English37
We're going home, we'll soon be thereEdwin O. Excell (Author)2
What hast thou done to show thy love (Excell)Edwin O. Excell (Author)English3
What if the watchman should cry aloudE. O. E. (Author)English5
Why do you linger in darkness so longE. O. E. (Author)English30
Will you meet me in the morning, On that bright and golden shore?E. O. E. (Author)English9
我將站在王面前 (Wǒ jiāng zhàn zài wáng miànqián)E. O. Excell (Author)Chinese2
Yo tengo un himno que entonarEdwin O. Excell (Author)Spanish4

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