The Day Spring

Behold! behold! behold! the King cometh

Author: Adam Geibel
Tune: [Behold! behold! behold! the King cometh]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Adam Geibel

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… Go to person page >

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First Line: Behold! behold! behold! the King cometh
Title: The Day Spring
Author: Adam Geibel
Language: English
Publication Date: 1904
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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