Aus dem Reich himmlischer Pracht

Translator (Verses): H. A. Willberg

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Author (Refrain): V. u. J. Wicker

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Author: Marvin V. Frey

Marvin V. Frey (b. 1918; d. North Tarrytown, NY, 1992) was an evangelical minister who wrote many well-known songs of faith. A native of Sherwood, OR, Frey was active in evangelical ministry work for the nondenominational Independent Assemblies of God at an early age. During the 1930's, he played piano on many occasions for the evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson. In 1956, he founded the Children's Fund of New York, which ministers to needy children throughout the city. He wrote more than 2,000 songs, many of them during evangelistic gatherings. His best-known song is "Kum Ba Yah," which he wrote at 17 while attending a Christian Crusade camp. He wrote the song as "Come By Here," but a youth at the camp took it to his parents, who used it in… Go to person page >

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First Line: Aus dem Reich himmlischer Pracht
Translator (Verses): H. A. Willberg
Author (Refrain): V. u. J. Wicker
Author: Marvin V. Frey
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Er ist Herr, Er ist Herr
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.


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