Weisser als Schnee

Translator: Carl Röhl

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Author: James L. Nicholson

James L Nicholson United Kingdom/USA 1828-1876. Born in Ireland, he emigrated to the United States around age 25. He lived in Philadelphia, PA, worked as a postal clerk, and was a member of the Wharton Street Methodist Episcopal Church there for about 20 years, where he taught Sunday school, led singing in church, and assisted in evangelical work. This was also hymn writer, William J Kirkpatrick’s, church. Around 1871 he moved to Washington, DC, and worked as a postal clerk there. In addition to his hymn writing, he also wrote several books, one on birds and their care, one on forensic medicine. He died in Washington, DC, but was buried in Philadelphia, PA. John Perry… Go to person page >

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First Line: Herr Jesus, ich wäre so gerne ganz heil
Title: Weisser als Schnee
English Title: Dear Jesus, I long to be perfectly whole
Author: James L. Nicholson
Translator: Carl Röhl
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Weisser als Schnee
Copyright: Public Domain

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