E.O. Excell

Edwin Othello Excell

13 December 1851–10 June 1921

E.O. Excell, in George C. Stebbins, Reminiscences and Gospel Hymn Stories (Northfield, MA: 1924).

Featured Hymns:

Count Your Blessings

Publications of Hymns:

Sacred Echoes (1880): WorldCat
Herald of Praise (1880): WorldCat
Cheering Songs (1881): WorldCat
Sacred Echoes and Songs of My Redeemer (1881): WorldCat
Sing the Gospel (ca. 1882): WorldCat
Echoes of Eden (1884): WorldCat
The Gospel in Song (1885): PDF
Hymns and Spiritual Songs (1885): WorldCat
Triumphant Songs (1887): WorldCat
Triumphant Songs No. 2 (1889): PDF
Excell’s Anthems for Choir (4 vols., 1888-1893): WorldCat
Farmers’ Alliance Songs (1890): WorldCat
Triumphant Songs No. 3 (1892): PDF
Excell’s School Songs Nos. 1-2 (1892): PDF
Children’s Day Service (ca. 1893): WorldCat
Triumphant Songs No. 4 (1894): PDF
Triumphant Songs No. 5 (1896): PDF
Songs for Young People (1897): PDF
Excellent Songs for the Church (1898): PDF
Excell’s School Songs No. 3 (1898): WorldCat
The Gospel Hymnal (1899): PDF
Make His Praise Glorious (1900): PDF
Excell’s School Songs No. 4 (1901): WorldCat
International Praise (1902): PDF
Revival Songs (1902): WorldCat
Revival Songs No. 2 (1903): WorldCat
The Soloist (1903): WorldCat
Twenty-Five Anthems (1903): WorldCat
Praises (1905): PDF
Excell’s Male Voices (1905): WorldCat
Winona Hymns (1906): PDF
Famous Gospel Hymns (1907): PDF
Glorious Hymns (1908): PDF
Jubilant Praise (1909): PDF
Ministry in Song (1909): WorldCat
Men’s Bible Class Songs (1909): WorldCat
Christian Gospel Hymns (1909): PDF
Treasured Hymns (1910): WorldCat
Coronation Hymns (1910): HathiTrust
Jewels for Juniors (1911): HathiTrust
Hymni Ecclesiae (1911): PDF
Very Best Songs for the Sunday School (1911): Wisconsin
Make Christ King (1912): PDF
Gospel Bells (1912): WorldCat
Crowns of Rejoicing (1913): WorldCat
Diadems (1913): WorldCat
Select Hymns and Psalms (1914): PDF
Inspiring Hymns (1914): HathiTrust
McEwan’s Song Evangel (1914): WorldCat
New Make Christ King (1914): PDF
Flying Squadron Temperance Songs (1914): WorldCat
Carmina Sacra (1914): WorldCat
Joy to the World (1915): PDF
Crowns (1915): WorldCat
Anti-Saloon League Song Book (1915): WorldCat
Praiseworthy (1916): WorldCat
New Praiseworthy (1916): PDF
Make Christ King Combined (1916): PDF
Eternal Praise (1917): PDF
Herald of Praise (1917): WorldCat
Worship in Song (1918): WorldCat
Oliver’s Songs of Deliverance (1918): WorldCat
Hymns of the Faith (1918): WorldCat
Chorus Choir Selections (1918): WorldCat
Hymns and Sacred Songs (1918): PDF
Songs of Hope (1919): PDF
Fifty Favorite Home Songs (1920): WorldCat
Songs of Salvation and Service (1916, rev. 1920): PDF

The Excell Hymnal (1925): WorldCat
Songs of Evangelism (1925): WorldCat
Excell’s Male Quartets and Choruses (1925): WorldCat

Related Resources:

J.H. Hall, “E.O. Excell,” Biography of Gospel Song and Hymn Writers (NY: Fleming H. Revell, 1914), pp. 299-302: Archive.org

Charles H. Gabriel, “An appreciation of E.O. Excell,” Moody Bible Institute Monthly, Moody Bible Institute, vol. 21, no. 517 (August 1921), p. 517: HathiTrust

Herbert H. Smith, Organized Sunday School Work in North America, 1918-1922: Official Report of the Sixteenth International Sunday School Convention, Kansas City, Missouri, June 21-27, 1922 (Kansas City, 1922), pp. 57-58, 92, 521: Archive.org

George C. Stebbins, “Edwin O. Excell,” Reminiscences and Gospel Hymn Stories (Northfield, MA: 1924), pp. 258-263.

Melvin Wilhoit, “Edwin Othello Excell,” A Guide to the Principal Authors and Composers of Gospel Song of the Nineteenth Century, dissertation (Louisville: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982), pp. 102-112: SBTS

Lia C. Gerken, “Edwin O. Excell,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

E.O. Excell at Hymnary.org: