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Rest Sweetly, Darling One!

Author: J. H. Kurzenknabe

Kurzenknabe, John Henry. (Muenchhof, Kurhessen, Germany, June 18, 1840--April 13, 1927, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). German Reformed layman. His parents died of cholera when he was five, and he was placed in a boarding school. When 14, he came to the United States with his violin and his share ($500) of his parents' estate. During the 48-day voyage, he attended an elderly sick woman, a Mrs. Ziegler from Wilkes-Barre, Penn., whose family helped him settled in the States. He attended Wyoming Seminary nearby, where he studied music and perfected his English. Even before graduation, he taught violin and began teaching singing classes in the area. In 1856, William B. Bradbury came to Wilkes-Barre for a six-week musical institute. He was so impress… Go to person page >

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First Line: Rest sweetly, darling one
Title: Rest Sweetly, Darling One!
Author: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gospel Melodies #d137

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Gospel Trio of Sacred Song #159

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Harvest Bells Nos. 1, 2 and 3 #182

Song Treasury #d120

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The Harp of Glory #242

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