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William H. Doane (1832 to 1915)
Baptist
Maker of Beloved Melodies

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.


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