Composer: Amos Herr (1890)
Published in 14 hymnals

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Composer: Amos Herr

Born: February 13, 1816, Lime Valley, Pennsylvania. Died: June 19, 1897, Strasburg Township, Pennsylvania. Buried: Willow Street Mennonite Church Cemetery, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Amos Herr (13 February 1816-19 June 1897), a Mennonite preacher in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, wrote the beloved hymn, "I Owe the Lord a Morning Song," one Sunday morning when the snowdrifts would not permit even horseback riding to church. He was a son of Christian Herr of Pequea, a Mennonite bishop, who, as did Amos, always lived on part of the original Herr acres (of 1710), along the Beaver Valley Pike, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Ordained a preacher in 1850, he was an ardent advocate of English preaching and of Sunday school. He was the fi… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: GRATITUDE (Herr)
Composer: Amos Herr (1890)
Incipit: 11512 34321 71
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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Text: I Owe the Lord a Morning Song
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Church Hymnal, Mennonite #200

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