Hold Fast to Your Faith

Amid the strain and stress of life, amid its toil, amid its strife

Author: Anthony J. Showalter
Tune: [Amid the strain and stress of life]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Anthony J. Showalter

Anthony Johnson Showalter USA 1858-1924/ Born in Cherry Grove, VA, he became an organist, gospel music composer, author, teacher, editor, and publisher. He was taught by his father and in 1876 received training at the Ruebush-Kieffer School of Music, Dayton, VA. He also attended George Root’s National Normal school at Erie, PA, and Dr Palmer’s International Normal at Meadville, PA. He was teaching music in shape note singing schools by age 14. He taught literary school at age 19, and normal music schools at age 22, when he also published his first book. In 1881 he married Lucy Carolyn (Callie) Walser of TX, and they had seven children: Tennie, Karl, Essie, Jennie, Lena, Margaret, and Nellie. At age 23 he published his “Harmo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Amid the strain and stress of life, amid its toil, amid its strife
Title: Hold Fast to Your Faith
Author: Anthony J. Showalter
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Hold fast to your faith
Publication Date: 1921
Copyright: Public Domain


Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Carols of Glory #d9

Marching to Zion #40

Waves of Salvation, Nos. 1 and 2 Combined #d6

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