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If I Holy Be

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 >

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First Line: Teach me, Lord, Thy holy will
Title: If I Holy Be
Author: Wilbur A. Christy
Refrain First Line: I can be of use to thee
Copyright: Public Domain

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