Frei vom Gesetz, O seliges Leben

Frei vom Gesetz, O seliges Leben

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Published in 4 hymnals

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. He had escaped from the car, but lost his life in trying to save his wife. His hymns are n… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Frei vom Gesetz, O seliges Leben
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: Ewig frei, O fasst es, ihr Suender

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d64
Gebet- und Danklieder fuer Erweckungs- und Gebetsversammlungen #d35
Gebet- und Danklieder, Nr. 2, fuer Erweckungs- und Gebetsversammlung #d54
Unser Liederhort. I Teil. Sammlung auserlesener Lieder ... #d78
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