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Daniel Webster Crist

Daniel Webster Crist
Short Name: Daniel Webster Crist
Full Name: Crist, D. W. (Daniel Webster), 1857-1929
Birth Year: 1857
Death Year: 1929

Born: November 28, 1857, New Cham­bers­burg, Ohio.
Died: March 24, 1929, Al­lia­nce, Ohio.
Buried: Moul­trie Chapel Cem­e­te­ry, Moultrie, Ohio.

Son of Ro­bert Crist and Mary Ruff Crist, Dan­i­el grad­u­at­ed from Ohio North­ern Un­i­ver­si­ty in 1882, and taught school in Co­lum­bi­a­na and Stark Coun­ty, Ohio, for 14 years. He be­came su­per­in­tend­ent of the Os­na­burg grade school in 1880, and for three years was su­per­in­tend­ent at New Frank­lin. In 1901, he was elect­ed to the Ohio state le­gis­la­ture, and be­came a state sen­a­tor in 1905.

Crist was com­pos­ing as ear­ly as 1888, and at least through 1910, when he scored the FLOWER GIRL WALTZ. He worked for 30 years as a suc­cess­ful mu­sic pub­lish­er, start­ing in Moul­trie, Ohio, where he also taught, farmed, and in New Al­ex­an­der, served as a church mu­sic di­rec­tor and Sun­day school su­per­in­ten­dent. In 1915, he moved to Al­li­ance, Ohio (where he be­came pre­si­dent of the Peo­ples Bank of Al­li­ance). His works in­clude:

The Ev­er­green Waltz
Joy and Praise for Sun­day Schools, with R. A. Glenn (Cin­cin­n­ati, Ohio: H. L. Ben­ham & Com­pa­ny, 1886)
Gospel Glean­ings, 1886
Victory of Song (Moul­trie, Ohio: D. W. Crist, 1892)


Texts by Daniel Webster Crist (24)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Fling out the banner, the banner of the crossD. W. Christ (Author)3
Glory be to God, glory beD. W. Crist (Author)3
Go, idler, and workD. W. Crist (Author)3
Go out by the hodgesD. W. Crist (Author)2
I am yielding my heart at lastD. W. Crist (Author)2
I know there's a restD. W. Crist (Author)3
In the shadow of the rock Let me rest while the storms of lifeD. W. Crist (Author)4
Is Jesus now your friendD. W. Crist (Author)3
Jesus loves the little children (Crist)D. W. Crist (Author)2
Jesus of Nazareth to Bethlehem cameD. W. Crist (Author)10
Let us ever work for JesusD. W. Crist (Author)2
Listen to our singingD. W. Crist (Author)2
O ring out ye bellsD. W. Crist (Author)2
O speed thee on the heavenly wayD. W. C. (Author)2
Over the valley of JordanD. W. Crist (Author)6
Savior, Thou art ever near, ever nearD. W. Crist (Author)7
There are mansions preparedD. W. Crist (Author)2
There is a voice upon the windD. W. Crist (Author)4
There's a beautiful land in the regions immortalD. W. Christ (Author)4
There's a land far awayD. W. Crist (Author)1
We are marching on (Crist)D. W. Crist (Author)2
We are sowing, ever sowingD. W. Crist (Author)1
We'll sing of the glory, the glory of GodD. W. Crist (Author)5
What is it points my soulD. W. Crist (Author)4
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