Author of the Lyrics
The author of the sincere
words of the "In the Sweet by and by" lyrics, Sanford Fillmore Bennett (June 21, 1836-June 12, 1898),
was born in Eden, New York, United States and
achieved fame as a poet, doctor and hymn writer.
Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the
music that accompanies the
words of "In the Sweet by and by", Joseph Philbrick Webster (March 22, 1819-January 18, 1875),
was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, United States and
became famous as a musician and composer.
Information about the
Title of Hymn: In the Sweet by and by
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Sanford Fillmore Bennett (June 21, 1836
to June 12, 1898)
Nationality of Author:
Translator of the Hymn
lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: Joseph Philbrick Webster (March 22, 1819 to
January 18, 1875)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "There's a land that is fairer than day, And by faith we can see it afar"
First Publication Date: