We'll soon be at home from our pilgrim way

We'll soon be at home from our pilgrim way

Author: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Published in 6 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: We'll soon be at home from our pilgrim way
Author: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Refrain First Line: Gathering home

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs for Bible Schools #d232
New Life No. 2: songs and tunes for Sunday schools, prayer meetings, and revival occasions #138Page Scan
Peerless Praise : a collection of hymns and music for the Sabbath school, with a complete department of elementary instruction in the theory and pract #99Page Scan
Sing the Gospel #d97
Sowing and Reaping #d142
The Gospel in Song, combining Sing the Gospel, Echoes of Eden, and Other Selected Songs and Solos #76Page Scan
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