Beautiful rain

Hear the music of the rain falling down

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Published in 5 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. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hear the music of the rain falling down
Title: Beautiful rain
Author: Philip P. Bliss

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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Dainty Songs for Little Lads and Lasses #d34

Sunday School Hymns. New and improved ed. #d21

The Amaranth #d59

The Prize #d51

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