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Yes, Andrea, Riley's PRAYER PERFECT IS SET TO MUSIC. Andrea writes: 

"Subj: hymn question.
Do you know if the poem, "The Perfect Prayer," was ever set to music as a hymn, and if so, where I could find a copy? A friend's mother who is dying of cancer would like to have it sung at her funeral, but cannot find the music.
Would there be any info about it in your book, James Whitcomb Riley?
Thanks, Andrea..." 

You are not the first person who needs this sheet music. The Riley poem is often sung at funerals and its availability is so limited we enclose two versions of the score here on jameswhitcombriley.com. We have two popular versions below.