W.H.Monk : Abide With Me (Eventide)


W.H.Monk : Abide With Me (Eventide)



Composed:1847
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"Abide with Me" is a Christian hymn by Scottish Anglican Henry Francis Lyte, most often sung to English composer William Henry Monk's tune "Eventide."

Lyte wrote the poem in 1847 and set it to music while he lay dying from tuberculosis; he survived only a further three weeks after its completion.


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