Softly Now the Light of Day

Hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


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

Psalm 55:16–17

Alma 37:37