ADVENT (Wolle)

ADVENT (Wolle)

Composer: John Frederick Wolle (1888)
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: John Frederick Wolle

Born Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 4, 1863. Graduated from the Moravian Parochial School in 1879, and began teaching in Bethlehem. Organist of Trinity Church, Philadelphia (1881-84) and a student there under David D. Wood. Studied with Rheinberger in Munich, 1884-85, and after returning to America was organist of the Packer Memorial Church at Lehigh University (1887-1905). Organized the first choral societies in Bethlehem and Easton. With the Bethlehem society, presented the first complete performance of Bach's St. John Passion in 1888, the St. Matthew Passion in 1892, and the B-minor Mass in 1900. In 1905, moved to California, where he taught at the University of California (1905-11) and was organist of the First Congregational Church, Be… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John Frederick Wolle (1888)
Incipit: 11233 53443 321
Key: G Major or modal


Instances (1 - 2 of 2)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
AGO Founders Hymnal #72Page Scan
Moravian Book of Worship #273Text
Include 2 pre-1979 instances