William H. Doane was born in Preston, Connecticut. He composed more than 2,200 melodies, and collaborated with Fanny Crosby, for whom he composed much music. We use his music when we sing "I Am Thine, 0 Lord," "Take the Name of Jesus With You" and "Rescue the Perishing" to name but a few.
William H. Doane (1832 to 1915)
Maker of Beloved Melodies