Die Lilie im Tale

Author: Charles W. Fry

Charles William Fry United Kingdom 1838-1882. Born at Alderbury, Wiltshire, England, he was a bricklayer by trade, and was ultimately a successful building contractor, but also, like his father, a versatile musician, playing the violin, cello, piano, cornet, and harmonium. He lead and orchestra and band at the Wesleyan chapel in Alderbury. A Methodist, he also helped the Christian Mission in Salisbury. When he witnessed the abuse heralded against the Salvation Army when they established their ministry in 1878, he offered to serve as bodyguard for the Salvation Army workers. The next day Fry and his three sons showed up with their weapons, consisting of two cornets, a trombone, and a small tuba, which they played, in between fighting o… Go to person page >

Translator: Wm. Appel

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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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