I have such a wonderful Savior
I have such a wonderful Savior. Carrie Breck* (1855-1934).
As with many of Breck’s hymns, this appeared as the work of ‘Mrs Frank A. Breck’. A reference to the evangelical weekly, the Christian Herald, when this hymn was printed in Priceless Pearls, a collection of new sacred songs for the Church, Sunday School, Young People’s Societies, Evangelistic Societies and all religious meetings (Huntington, Indiana, 1904) points to a first publication in that newspaper. Other books print ‘From C.H.’, which confirms this, but the newspaper is not available on-line in issues before 1907.
The two tunes used for this hymn were copyrighted by P.P. Bilhorn in 1901 and Edwin O. Excell* in 1902. The...
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