Lavinia E. Brauff was born in Pittsburgh 12 October, 1851. She was blind from infnacy. She was educated at the School for the Blind in Philadelphia. Her first hymn was published in 1894 to the music of H. P. Danks.
Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >
Display Title: With the love of God aboundingFirst Line: Hearts grow firm and strongTune Title: [Hearts grow firm and strong]Author: Lavinia E. BrauffDate: 1916Subject: Anniversaries | ; Lord's Day | ; Processional |
Display Title: 'Neath the Banner of God's LoveFirst Line: Hearts grow firm and strong, as we march alongTune Title: [Hearts grow firm and strong, as we march along]Author: Lavinia E. BrauffDate: 1904Subject: Forward | ; Happiness | ; Journey | ; Love | ; Service | ; Work |