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H. R. Palmer

H. R. Palmer
Short Name: H. R. Palmer
Full Name: Palmer, H. R. (Horatio Richmond), 1834-1907
Birth Year: 1834
Death Year: 1907

Palmer, Horatio Richmond, MUS. DOC, was born April 26, 1834. He is the author of several works on the theory of music; and the editor of some musical editions of hymnbooks. To the latter he contributed numerous tunes, some of which have attained to great popularity, and 5 of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881.

His publications include Songs of Love for the Bible School; and Book of Anthems, the combined sale of which has exceeded one million copies. As a hymnwriter he is known by his "Yield not to temptation," which was written in 1868, and published in the National Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, from which it passed, with music by the author, into his Songs of Love, &c, 1874, and other collections. In America its use is extensive. Dr. Palmer's degree was conferred by the University of Chicago in 1880.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Palmer, H. R., p. 877, i. The hymn "Would you gain the best in life" (Steadfastness), in the Congregational Sunday School Supplement, 1891, the Council School Hymn Book, 1905, and others, is by this author.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Texts by H. R. Palmer (53)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Angry words, O let them neverH. R. P. (Author)English67
As Joseph was awalking, he heard an angel singH. R. Palmer (Adapter)English1
Bekämpfet das Böse, besieget die Sünd'Horatius R. Palmer (Author)German2
Broad though the Atlantic beH. R. Palmer (Author)English2
Christ is knocking at my sad heartH. R. P. (Author)English52
Companions hie we quicklyHoratius R. Palmer (Author)English2
E ho'omaika'i! ho'okani a'e hosana!Horatio R. Palmer, 1834-1907 (Author)Hawaiian2
El tiempo corto esHoratius Palmer (Author)Spanish2
Father, hear us, O be near usHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
Flieh', flieh' jede SuendeHoratius R. Palmer (Author)3
Folg' keiner VersuchungH. R. P. (Author)German3
Folg' nicht der Versuchung! Die Sünde betrügt!H. R. Palmer (Author)German7
Folg' nicht der Versuchung, Denn folgen ist Sünd'!H. R. Palmer (Author)German2
Gentle Jesus, meek and mild, Hear thenH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Girded with joy and with gladnessHoratius R. Palmer (Author)English2
God's promise for ever abidethH. R. Palmer (Author)English2
Gone, gone, gone from our homeH. R. Palmer (Author)English7
Here's a lesson we should heed, try try againH. R. Palmer (Author)English3
Hin zur goldnen Stadt wir kommenHoratio R. Palmer (Author)German1
Holy Spirit from above, fill our hearts with Thy pure loveH. R. Palmer (Author)English19
I hear my Lord invitingH. R. Palmer (Author)2
If, when the joyous day is goneH. R. P. (Author)English6
Jesus loves little children, He is their FriendH. R. P. (Author)English21
Jesus will never, never forsake theeH. R. P. (Author)English6
Kind, fliehe die SündeH. R. Palmer (Author)German2
Låt synden ej rådaH. R. P. (Author)Swedish4
Lad Fristelsen ikkeHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
Mai ae i ka hewaH. R. Palmer (Author)Hawaiian3
Marching, marching, marching on to victoryH. R. P. (Author)English4
Master, the tempest is raging!H. R. P. (Author)English5
O come away to the school roomHoratius R. Palmer (Author)2
O eyes that are weary, and hearts that are soreH. R. Palmer (Author)English69
O mein Vater, nimm mich, mach mich WohlgefälligH. R. Palmer (Author)German1
O my Father! take me, make meH. R. Palmer (Author)4
On a far away strand there's a beautiful landH. R. Palmer (Author)2
Onda ord, o, låt dem aldrigHoratius R. Palmer (Author)Swedish5
Only a word, but with fervency pouredH. R. P. (Arranger)English1
Precious Savior, dear RedeemerH. R. P. (Author)English11
Är du glad, af hjärtat nöjdH. R. Palmer (Author)4
ശോ-ധനയിൽ വീഴ-ല്ലേ; വീഴ്-ച പാപം (Śēā-dhanayil vīḻa-llē; vīḻ-ca pāpaṁ)H. R. Palmer (Author)Malayalam2
Saanca a bumdeng iti sulisogH. R. Palmer (Author)Tagalog2
Sei stark in VersuchungHoratius R. Palmer (Author)German2
Shall we meet beyond the river, Where the surges cease to roll?H. R. P. (Author)English1
Stehe fest in Versuchung!Horatio R. Palmer (Author)German1
Step by step O gentle Jesus lead meHoratius R. Palmer (Author)English2
Tentado, no cedas, ceder es pecarHoratio R. Palmer, 1834-1917 (Author)Spanish12
There is a home eternal, beautiful and brightH. R. P. (Author)English44
There's a Rose that is blooming for you, friendH. R. Palmer (Author)English31
Trusting sweetly in JesusH. R. Palmer (Author)2
We shall see the golden cityH. R. Palmer (Author)English5
While Jesus whispers to youH. R. P. (Author)English2
Yield not to temptationH. R. Palmer (Author)English656
You're starting my boy on life's journeyPalmer (Author)English2

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