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Ein für allemal

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Translator: E. Gebhardt

Ernst (Heinrich) Gebhardt (1832-1899), a Methodist minister of Germany, spent some time in South America and North America and England accompanying R. Pearsail Smith as song leader at his evangelistic meetings. Gebhardt wrote many original hymns and translated over 50 Gospel hymns from English into German, most of them Moody and Sankey songs. They appeared in his Frohe Botschaft and Evangeliums-Lieder (C. F. Spittler, Basel), which were distributed in Europe and America in innumerable volumes. He was the compiler and editor of many other songbooks. Gebhardt's translations of such songs as "Rock of Ages"—"Fels des Heils," and "Oh, Have You Not Heard"—"Ich weiss einen Strom" seem to have more poetic quality than the English. His contri… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Frei vom Gesetz, o glückliches Leben
Title: Ein für allemal
English Title: Once for All
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Translator: E. Gebhardt
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Ein für allemal

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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #16

Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d43

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d24

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d25

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