Seht ihr nicht die Banner glänzen

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 >

Translator: P. W. Bickel

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Text Information

First Line: Seht ihr nicht die Banner glänzen
English Title: Hold the Fort
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Translator: P. W. Bickel
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Auf, ihr Brüder, faßt, wie Männer

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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #14Page Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d177
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