Lloyd Stone


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Lloyd Stone (June 29, 1912 – March 9, 1993) was an American poet who wrote the first two stanzas of the 1934 hymn This is My Song using the Finlandia Hymn melody composed by Jean Sibelius.

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  • Dorothy Rose Rudzki (7/24/2016 12:12:00 AM)

    Please note, the words of This is My Song, as well as the melody, are Finnish - Sibelius would have known the famous work of his female compatriot who wrote the poem - that so inspired Lloyd Stone.
    - by conversation with Finnish traveler in Interlaken, Switzerland, March 2015

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