Welch' ein freundlicher Heiland

Gottessohn, der Schmerzensmann

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Gottessohn, der Schmerzensmann
Title: Welch' ein freundlicher Heiland
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: Preiset ihn, ihr Kinder
Copyright: Public Domain

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German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d34

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d35

Liederperlen #d33

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