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Through the crowded streets of Jericho

Through the crowded streets of Jericho

Author: Philip P. Bliss
Published in 7 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Through the crowded streets of Jericho
Author: Philip P. Bliss
Refrain First Line: Praise ye the Lord, his mercies show

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Children's Hosannas #d126
Fount of Blessing: a choice collection of sacred melodies, suitable for sunday schools, bible classes, prayer and praise meetings, gospel temperance meetings, and the home circles #48Page Scan
Grace and Glory: a choice collection of sacred songs, original and selected, for Sabbath-schools, revivals, etc. #56Page Scan
Minnetonka Songs: for Sabbath Schools, compiled especially for the Minnetonka Sabbath-School Assembly #9Page Scan
The Prize #d148
The Zion Songster for Sabbath School No.2 #d46
The Zion Songster for Sabbath Schools (Nos. 1 and 2 combined) #Z14Page Scan
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