Prächtig strahlt des Meister Gnade

Author: Philip P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. He had escaped from the car, but lost his life in trying to save his wife. His hymns are n… Go to person page >

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First Line: Prächtig strahlt des Meister Gnade
English Title: Breghtly beams our father's mercy
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Lasst die kleinen Lichter brennen

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Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Harfen-Klaenge: Liederbuch fuer Evangelische Sonntagsschulen und Erbauungs-Stunden #d207
Himmels-Harfe fuer Sonntag-Schulen, Jugendvereine und Evangelisations-Versammlungen #d122
Jugendharfe: Liederbuch für Christliche Vereine, Kirchenchöre, und Sonntagsschulen #169Page Scan
Liederbuch fuer Sonntagsschulen #d176
Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d124
Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #156Page Scan
The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d613
Unser Liederbuch, die schoensten Lieder fuer Schule, Sonntagsschule und Familie #d311
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