Author of the Lyrics
The author of the illuminating words of the "Shall we gather at the river" lyrics, Robert Lowry (March 12, 1826-November 25, 1899), was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States and achieved fame as a Baptist minister, composer, music editor, hymn writer and musician.
Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Shall we gather at the river", Robert Lowry (-), was born in and became famous as a .
Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Shall we gather at the river
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Robert Lowry (March 12, 1826 to November 25, 1899)
Nationality of Author: American
Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: Robert Lowry ( to )
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "1 Shall we gather at the river, Where bright angel feet have trod"
First Publication Date: 1864
Shall we gather at the river Lyrics
1 Shall we gather at the river,
Where bright angel feet have trod;
With its crystal tide forever
Flowing by the throne of God?
Yes, we'll gather at the river,
The beautiful, the beautiful river;
Gather with the saints at the river
That flows by the throne of God.
2 On the margin of the river,
Washing up its silver spray,
We will walk and worship ever,
All the happy golden day. [Refrain]
3 Ere we reach the shining river,
Lay we ev'ry burden down;
Grace our spirits will deliver,
And provide a robe and crown. [Refrain]
4 Soon we'll reach the shining river,
Soon our pilgrimage will cease;
Soon our happy hearts will quiver
With the melody of peace. [Refrain]