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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Herr, ich komme Heim

Author: Wm. J. Kirkpatrick

William J. Kirkpatrick (b. Duncannon, PA, 1838; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1921) received his musical training from his father and several other private teachers. A carpenter by trade, he engaged in the furniture business from 1862 to 1878. He left that profession to dedicate his life to music, serving as music director at Grace Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Kirkpatrick compiled some one hundred gospel song collections; his first, Devotional Melodies (1859), was published when he was only twenty-one years old. Many of these collections were first published by the John Hood Company and later by Kirkpatrick's own Praise Publishing Company, both in Philadelphia. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Translator: F. V. Wiebe

(no biographical information available about F. V. Wiebe.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Vom Heiland irrte ich so weit
Title: Herr, ich komme Heim
English Title: Lord, I'm Coming Home
Author: Wm. J. Kirkpatrick
Translator: F. V. Wiebe
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Komme Heim, komme Heim

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