In dem Himmel ist's wunderschön

Translator: Ernst Gebhardt

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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: In dem Himmel ist's wunderschön
English Title: There's a beautiful land on high
Translator: Ernst Gebhardt
Author: James L. Nicholson
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Welche Hoffnung so schön und süß
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gemeinschafts-Lieder. 7th ed. #103

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d328

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Gesangbuch der Bischöflichen Methodisten-Kirche #619

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Gesangbuch in Mennoniten-Gemeinden in Kirche und Haus (4th ed.) #725

Himmels-Harfe für Sonntag-Schulen, Jugendvereine und Evangelisations-Versammlungen #d76

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Jugendharfe #313

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Liederlust und Psalter mit Anhang #434

Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d76

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