AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL (Sleeper)

AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL (Sleeper)

Composer: William T. Sleeper (1908)
Published in 10 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: William T. Sleeper

Sleeper, W. T. is given in I. D. Sankey’s Sacred Songs & Solos, 1881, as the author of “A ruler once came to Jesus by night” (Need for the New Birth). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL (Sleeper)
Composer: William T. Sleeper (1908)
Incipit: 35223 45333 77211
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

America the Beautiful

O beautiful for spacious skies,
for amber waves of grain;
for purple mountain majesties
above the fruited plain!
America! America! God shed his grace on thee,
and crown thy good with brotherhood
from sea to shining sea.

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