Fels in der Wüste

Author: Lewis E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones USA 1865-1936. Born in Yates City, IL, his family moved near Davenport, IA, where he lived on a farm until age 21. He went into business for awhile, and attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He was a classmate of evangelist, Billy Sunday. After graduating, he worked for the YMCA in Davenport, IA; Fort Worth, TX (1915, as general secretary); and Santa Barbara, CA (1925 as general secretary). Hymn writing was his avocation, and he wrote 200+, advising that many came from pastors’ sermons. He married Lora May Wright (1872-1950), and they had a daughter, Frances Ellen (1897-1982). He died in Santa Barbara, CA. John Perry  Go to person page >

Translator: H. J. Dyck

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First Line: Fels in der Wüste, sieh' mein Verlangen
Title: Fels in der Wüste
English Title: Rock of the desert, thirsty I'm coming
Author: Lewis E. Jones
Translator: H. J. Dyck
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Fels in der Wüste
Copyright: Public Domain


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