Softly Now the Light of Day
“160: Softly Now the Light of Day,” Hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, no. 160
Softly now the light of day
Fades upon my sight away.
Free from care, from labor free,
Lord, I would commune with thee.
Text: George W. Doane, 1799–1859
Music: Carl Maria von Weber, 1786–1826; arr. by Henry Greatorix, 1813–1858^ Back to top