Charles Clinton Case (1843-1918) was born near Linesville, Pennsylvania, the family moving to Gustavus, Ohio, when he was four years old. He received instruction at an early age from his father, a violinist, and grandfather, a vocal teacher. At nine, he was given a violin and learned to fiddle. He regularly attended singing schools and, at nineteen, taught his first singing school. He studied with some of the outstanding teachers of the era including G. F. Root, Wm. Mason, H. R. Palmer, G. J. Webb, and others. He met and became friends with James McGranahan. Together they taught conventions and normal schools. He taught other normals, conducted at Chautauquas, led music for Dwight Moody and other assemblies. He wrote many hymns, Gospel songs, and secular songs for singing schools.
All are mixed chorus unless noted; some contain divisi.