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Glory to God in the Highest Lyrics and Music

The encouraging words and lyrics of the cherished hymn begin with "Glory to God in the highest! Glory to God! Glory to God" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "Glory to God in the Highest " hymn were written by its American author Fanny Crosby. The author of the hymn, Fanny Crosby, was born on March 24, 1820 and died on February 12, 1915. The blissful music that accompanies the "Glory to God in the Highest " song of praise was composed by William Batchelder Bradbury.  The composer of the music to the "Glory to God in the Highest " hymn, William Batchelder Bradbury, was born on October 6, 1816 and died on January 7, 1868. We have placed "Glory to God in the Highest " in the category of New Year Songs. Enjoy the edifying lyrics of this popular Christian song and well-known church hymn.

Glory to God in the Highest Hymn
Title: Glory to God in the Highest *** Name of Composer: William Batchelder Bradbury *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Fanny Crosby *** Hymns Category: New Year Songs

 

 

Author of the Lyrics
The author of the edifying words of the "Glory to God in the Highest " lyrics, Fanny Crosby (March 24, 1820-February 12, 1915), was born in Brewster, Putnam County, New York, United States and achieved fame as a Hymn writer. Frances Jane Crosby (Fanny) was the most prolific American hymnist, writing over 8000 hymns.

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Glory to God in the Highest ", William Batchelder Bradbury (October 6, 1816-January 7, 1868), was born in York, Maine, United States and became famous as a composer and musician who enjoyed gospel music.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Glory to God in the Highest
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Fanny Crosby (March 24, 1820 to February 12, 1915)
Nationality of Author: American

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English

Name of Composer of Music: William Batchelder Bradbury (October 6, 1816 to January 7, 1868)
Hymn Category: New Year Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Glory to God in the highest! Glory to God! Glory to God"
First Publication Date: 1864

 

Glory to God in the Highest Lyrics

Glory to God in the highest!
Glory to God! Glory to God!
Glory to God in the highest!
Shall be our song today;
Another year's rich mercies prove
His ceaseless care and boundless love;
So let our loudest voices raise
Our glad and grateful song of praise.

Refrain

Glory to God in the highest!
Glory to God in the highest!
Glory, glory, glory, glory,
Glory be to God on high!
Glory, glory, glory, glory,
Glory be to God on high!

Glory to God in the highest!
Glory to God! Glory to God!
Glory to God in the highest!
Shall be our song today;
O, may we, an unbroken band,
Around the throne of Jesus stand,
And there with angels and the throng
Of His redeemed ones, join the song.

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