Wunderbar Lebenswort

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. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Translator: R. Hoefflin

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Text Information

First Line: Singe mir es noch einmal vor
Title: Wunderbar Lebenswort
English Title: Wonderful Words of Life
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Translator: R. Hoefflin
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Liebliches Wort



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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #95

Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d182

Evangeliums-Saenger #d214

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