Church bells ring, sweet birds sing

Church bells ring, sweet birds sing

Translator: Harriet Reynolds Krauth
Published in 8 hymnals

Translator: Harriet Reynolds Krauth

Harriet Reynolds Krauth Spaeth [Harriet Krauth], 1845-1925 Born: September 21, 1845, Baltimore, Maryland. Died: May 5, 1925, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Buried: Mount Vernon Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Daughter of hymn translator Charles Krauth, Harriet attended the Girls’ School in Philadelphia, and lived independently as a writer. In 1880, she married Adolph Spaeth, pastor of St. Johannis Church in Philadelphia (and later president of the General Council of the Lutheran Church in America). She sang contralto, played the piano and organ, and for many years was the organist at St. Stephen’s Church in west Philadelphia. She provided hymn translations for The Church Book (1868), The Sunday School Hymnal (1901), and was r… Go to person page >

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First Line: Church bells ring, sweet birds sing
Translator: Harriet Reynolds Krauth

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Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Little Children's Book #d11

Little Children's Book: for Schools and Families #d11

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Primary School Carols: a Hymnal for the Beginners' and Primary Departments of Sunday Schools #30

School Carols #d39

Songs of Praise #d41

Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d41

The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d21

We Bow Our Heads #d4

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