William H. Doane: Composer of Some Familiar Hymns

William DoaneWilliam Howard Doane (1832-1915) was an American composer, editor of hymn books, businessman and inventor. Composed over 2000 tunes, including the music for the following familiar hymns and Gospel songs:
Draw Me Nearer (words: Fanny Crosby)
I Am Thine, O Lord (words: Fanny Crosby)
More Love to Thee (words: Elizabeth Prentiss)
Near the Cross (words: Fanny Crosby)
Pass Me Not (words: Fanny Crosby)
Rescue the Perishing (words: Fanny Crosby)
Savior, More Than Life to Me (words: Fanny Crosby)
Take the Name of Jesus with You (words: Lydia Baxter)
Tell Me the Old, Old Story (words: A. Catherine Hankey)
'Tis the Blessed Hour of Prayer (words: Fanny Crosby)
To God Be the Glory (words: Fanny Crosby)
To the Work! (words: Fanny Crosby)
Will Jesus Find Us Watching? (words: Fanny Crosby)

Compiled by Stephen Ross for WholesomeWords.org. 2014.



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