Born: June 28, 1848, Portland, Indiana.
Died: July 13, 1926, Seattle, Washington.
Buried: Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Indiana.
Giffe grew up in College Corners, Indiana (near Portland), and served in the Army during the closing days of the American civil war. After the war, he attended Liber College, and studied law for two years. While in college, he was a member of the college glee club, and took lessons in the college singing school. Later, he studied with teachers such as J. W. Suffern, George Root, Luther Emerson, Horatio Palmer, and Henry Perkins.
Giffe had a fine baritone voice, and was in demand as a concert s… Go to person page >
Display Title: I'll Not Give Up the BibleFirst Line: I'll not give up the BibleTune Title: [I'll not give up the Bible]Author: William T. GiffeSource: The Seed Sower, a Collection of Songs of Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings, edited by A. F. Myers (Toledo, Ohio: The W. W. Whitney Co., 1897)