Calling, calling, who is calling me

Calling, calling, who is calling me

Author: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Tune: [Calling, calling!]
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: J. H. Kurzenknabe

Kurzenknabe, John Henry. (Muenchhof, Kurhessen, Germany, June 18, 1840--April 13, 1927, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). German Reformed layman. His parents died of cholera when he was five, and he was placed in a boarding school. When 14, he came to the United States with his violin and his share ($500) of his parents' estate. During the 48-day voyage, he attended an elderly sick woman, a Mrs. Ziegler from Wilkes-Barre, Penn., whose family helped him settled in the States. He attended Wyoming Seminary nearby, where he studied music and perfected his English. Even before graduation, he taught violin and began teaching singing classes in the area. In 1856, William B. Bradbury came to Wilkes-Barre for a six-week musical institute. He was so impress… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Calling, calling, who is calling me
Author: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Refrain First Line: O, this wondrous stranger

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Instances

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Gathered Jewels: a collection of Sunday School hymns and tunes by a selected corps of authors of great prominence; this book contains a department of christian heart songs especially prepared for youn #45Page Scan
Glorious Tidings #d15
Heavenly Carols #d8
Song Treasury #d19
Soul Songs for Sunday Schools #d14
Westminster Sabbath School Hymnal, a collection of hymns and tunes for use in sabbath-schools and social meetings #101Page Scan
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