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Take Thou My Hand and Lead Me Sheet Music

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Take Thou My Hand and Lead Me
(also known as O Take My Hand, Dear Father or Lord Take My Hand and Lead Me)
Words: Julie Katharina von Hausmann, 1862.
Translated by Rev. Julius Herman Edward Horstmann (1869-1954), before 1901.
Music: ‘So Nimm Denn Meine Hände’ Friedrich Silcher, 1842. Setting: Donna Snell, circa 1975.
copyright: public domain. Setting released into the public domain by Donna Snell 10 Nov 2010.
This score is a part of the Open Hymnal Project, 2010 Revision.
Music source: St Paul Music Library, Royal Oak, MI. Donna Snell, a former congregant, wrote many of the arrangements in the library. Translation from “Select Songs for School and Home”, published by Concordia Publishing House in 1922. Translation also found in “Sunday School Hymnal” American Lutheran Publication Board, 1901 #429. Translation attribution from “Christian Hymns” Eden Publishing House, 1908 #83.

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