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Evan Stephens

Short Name: Evan Stephens
Full Name: Stephens, Evan, 1854-1930
Birth Year: 1854
Death Year: 1930

Evan Stephens (1854-1930) was a Welsh composer, conductor, and teacher. Born in Pencader, Carmarthenshire, Wales, he emigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1866. He directed the vocal music program at the University of Utah from 1885 to 1900, and directed the Mormon Tabernacle Choir from 1890 to 1916. Stephens is remembered for his many contributions to the cultural growth of the state of Utah, his leadership of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and for the numerous hymns and songs he composed. - from the Library of Congress authority file


Texts by Evan Stephens (42)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Arbor morning, bright and fairEvan Stephens (Author)2
Christ is born; the joyful storyEvan Stephens (Author)2
Dark are the night's drear shadowsEvan Stephens (Author)2
Father, thy children to thee now raiseE. Stephens (Author)English8
Glory be to God, the angels sangEvan Stephens (Author)2
Hark! hark to the swell of that rapturous songE. S. (Author)English2
I can see thee, O my SaviorEvan Stephens (Author)2
I'll strive while young to tune my voiceEvan Stephens (Author)3
In remembrance of thy sufferingE. S. (Author)English8
Kind and heavenly Father, from Thy holy dwellingE. S. (Author)English6
Kind friends, as here I stand to singEvan Stephens (Author)3
Land of the mountains highEvan Stephens (Author)5
Leaves are falling, falling, fallingEvan Stephens (Author)3
Let us all press on in the work of the LordE. S. (Author)English7
Let us join in a song in the morningE. S. (Author)3
Let's be kind to one anotherE. S. (Author)4
May the Lord go with usEvan Stephens (Author)2
O balmy mountain airEvan Stephens (Author)2
O happy homes among the hillsEvan Stephens (Author)English4
O home beloved where'er I wanderEvan Stephens (Author)English5
O wondrous mercy, wondrous loveEvan Stephens (Author)2
O'er the wavelets gently rowingEvan Stephens (Author)2
One hundred years since God sent His servantEvan Stephens (Author)2
Raise your voices to the LordEvan Stephens, 1854–1930 (Author)4
Sacred the place of prayer and songEvan Stephens (Author)3
Shadows are gathering as round the boardEvan Stephens (Author)2
Shall the youth of Zion falterEvan Stephens (Author)English7
Sing, sing the wondrous storyEvan Stephens (Author)English5
Spring is tripping o'er the meadowsEvan Stephens (Author)3
Sweet in tune with my heart's beatingEvan Stephens (Author)2
Sweet is the breath of morning airEvan Stephens (Author)2
Sweet is the hour when thus we meetEvan Stephens (Author)2
Tenderly wipe the bitter tearEvan Stephens (Author)2
The earth was shrouded deep in gloomEvan Stephens (Author)2
The quiet solemn hourEvan Stephens (Author)2
The voice of God again is heardEvan Stephens (Author)4
The winter king holds revelry tonightEvan Stephens (Author)2
This was the song the angels sangEvan Stephens (Author)2
Today while the sun shines, work with a willEvan Stephens (Author)English4
We are the bees of DeseretE. S. (Author)2
We ever pray for thee, our Prophet dearEvan Stephens (Author)5
Zion's children sing for joyEvan Stephens (Author)2

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