Sonnenschein des Heils

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Translator: Carl Röhl

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First Line: Ein heller Sonnenschein ergiesst
Title: Sonnenschein des Heils
English Title: Sunshine in the Soul
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Translator: Carl Röhl
Language: German
Refrain First Line: O du Sonne voller Wonne

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch. Die kleine Palme, mit Anhang #5

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