Though our years are young and our strength is weak

Though our years are young and our strength is weak

Author: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Tune: [Though our years are young and our strength is weak]
Published in 10 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Though our years are young and our strength is weak
Author: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Refrain First Line: Clap your hands for joy

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Instances

Instances (1 - 10 of 10)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Garlands of Praise: a choice collection of original and selected hymns and tunes suitable for Sunday-Schools, Bible classes and the home circle #121Page Scan
Gates Ajar: a collection of hymns and tunes for use in Sunday schools, praise and prayer meetings #56Page Scan
Gems for the Little Ones #d35
Little Light No. 2 for Little Folks #d51
Peerless Praise : a collection of hymns and music for the Sabbath school, with a complete department of elementary instruction in the theory and pract #160Page Scan
Song Treasury #d151
The Gem of Gems #d155
The Primary and Junior Hymnal #190Page Scan
The Primary Sunday School Hymnal #d183
The Voice of Praise, a new collection #d135
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