Adam Geibel

Adam Geibel
Short Name: Adam Geibel
Full Name: Geibel, Adam, 1855-1933
Birth Year: 1855
Death Year: 1933

Born: September 15, 1855, Neuenheim, Germany.
Died: August 3, 1933, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Though blinded by an eye infection at age eight, Geibel was a successful composer, conductor, and organist. Emigrating from Germany probably around 1864, he studied at the Philadelphia Institute for the Blind, and wrote a number of Gospel songs, anthems, cantatas, etc. He founded the Adam Geibel Music Company, later evolved into the Hall-Mack Company, and later merged to become the Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company. He was well known for secular songs like "Kentucky Babe" and "Sleep, Sleep, Sleep." In 1885, Geibel organized the J. B. Stetson Mission. He conducted the Stetson Chorus of Philadelphia, and from 1884-1901, was a music instructor at the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind. His works include:

Evening Bells, 1874
Saving Grace, with Alonzo Stone (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Stone & Bechter, Publishers, 1898)
Consecrated Hymns, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1902)
Uplifted Voices, co-editor with R. Frank Lehman (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1901)
World-Wide Hosannas, with R. Frank Lehman (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1904)
Hymns of the Kingdom, co-editor with R. Frank Lehman et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1905)

Texts by Adam Geibel (29)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Behold! behold! behold! the King comethAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Bethlehem so lovely, Bethlehem so dearAdam Geibel (Author)2
Blessed Jesus, hear thy childrenAdam Geibel (Author)5
Christmas bells are gaily ringing o'er the land triumphantlyAdam Geibel (Author)3
Dear Father bless us e'er we partAdam Geibel (Author)2
I love the happy, happy Christmas timeAdam Geibel (Author)3
I was glad, I was glad, when they said unto meAdam Geibel (Author)1
I was glad, I was glad, I was glad when they said unto meA. G. (Author)1
List to the songs of the agesAdam Geibel (Author)2
My Savior dwells in heavenAdam Geibel (Author)3
O sinner, come listen, I'll tell unto youAdam Geibel (Author)3
O sinner, hear the Savior's love It bids theeAdam Geibel (Author)2
O sinner, hear the Savior's voiceA. G. (Author)2
Praise and glory to the Father, Praise and honor to the SonA. G. (Author)2
Praise God the Father, the King of earth and heavenA. G. (Author)3
Praise his name, praise the mighty FatherAdam Geibel (Author)2
Shout forth the tidings the Lord of light is risen todayAdam Geibel (Author)3
Sing, O sing the blessed storyAdam Geibel (Author)2
Sometime the storms of life will ceaseA. G. (Author)2
The Master stands outside the doorA. G. (Author)English2
The Savior is risen for you and for meAdam Geibel (Author)English4
The Savior comes to dwell on earthA. G. (Author)2
There's a mansion just over the riverAdam Geibel (Author)5
There's a mighty conflict in this world of sinAdam Geibel (Author)2
Tiernas canciones alzad al SeƱorAdam Geibel (Author)Spanish4
To thee, my Savior, now I comeAdam Geibel (Author)5
We are hasting away to that beautiful foldAdam Geibel (Author)2
We greet this happy seasonAdam Geibel (Author)2
We're toiling in the vineyard of the LordAdam Geibel (Author)2
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