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Die Lilie im Tale

Author: Charles W. Fry

Born: May 30, 1838, Alderbury, Wiltshire, England (birth name: William Charles Fry). Died: August 24, 1882, Park Hall, Polmont, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Buried: Glasgow, Scotland. On New Year’s Day 1884, a monument to "The first bandmaster of the Salvation Army" was unveiled over his grave. On it was inscribed a verse Fry wrote: The former things are past, And ended is the strife, I’m safe home at last! I live an endless life! A bricklayer by trade, like his father, Fry was a versatile musician, playing the violin, cello, piano, cornet, and harmonium, and leading an orchestra and band at the Wesleyan chapel in Alderbury. He also helped the Christian Mission in Salisbury, and his family band accompanied Salva… Go to person page >

Translator: Wm. Appel

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Text Information

First Line: Einen Freund hab' ich in Jesus
Title: Die Lilie im Tale
English Title: The Lily of the Valley
Author: Charles W. Fry
Translator: Wm. Appel
Language: German
Refrain First Line: In Truebsal und in Leiden
Copyright: Public Domain

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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #178

Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d31

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d16

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d17

Himmels-Harfe fuer Sonntag-Schulen, Jugendvereine und Evangelisations-Versammlungen #d19

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