Please give today to support during one of only two fund drives we run each year. Each month, Hymnary serves more than 1 million users from around the globe, thanks to the generous support of people like you, and we are so grateful. 

Tax-deductible donations can be made securely online using this link.

Alternatively, you may write a check to CCEL and mail it to:
Christian Classics Ethereal Library, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Till the Day Break

Author: Wilbur A. Christy

Wilbur Amos Christy USA 1845-1928. Born in Kinsman, OH, he attended the Normal Music School at Genesco, NY, and dedicated his life to music. He had an outstanding tenor voice and was encouraged to pursue an operetic career. Meeting J. G. Towner, they held conventions and concert tours in PA and NY. He also studied with other music masters, J. G. Webb, George F. Root, and Sir George McFarren. He became director and teacher of the National Normal Institute in Lebanon, OH, where George Root was principal. He was known for his work in glee, chorus, and class music, his convention work, and by his Sabbath school songs. His mission in faith caused him to pursue a career change. Following his friend, Philip P. Bliss, he became a singing e… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Oft in sad perplexity we wander
Title: Till the Day Break
Author: Wilbur A. Christy
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Till the day break, till the day break
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs with Responsive Readings #d306

Page Scan

Hymns, Psalms and Gospel Songs #397

Page Scan

Montreat Hymns #397

Page Scan

The Gospel Choir No. 2 #43

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us