Die weihnachtsglocken

Die weihnachtsglocken Hört ihr nicht der Weinachtsglocken hellen Klang

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt; Translator: E. C. Magaret
Tune: [Do you hear a song resounding through the strife]
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Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Translator: E. C. Magaret

(no biographical information available about E. C. Magaret.) Go to person page >

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First Line: Die weihnachtsglocken Hört ihr nicht der Weinachtsglocken hellen Klang
Title: Die weihnachtsglocken
English Title: Do You Hear a Song Resounding?
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Translator: E. C. Magaret
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Klingt, klingt, klingt, klingt


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Evangelisches Gesangbuch. Die kleine Palme, mit Anhang #150

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