Zahllos wie der Sand an dem Strand

Author: Francis A. Blackmer

Blackmer, Francis Augustus. (Ware, Massachusetts, February 17, 1855--October 8, 1930, Somerville, Massachusetts). Advent Christian musician. His parents, Augustus and Jane Blackmer, were among those caught up in the excitement of the Millerite Movement. One son, Fred, became an Advent Christian minister. Francis, with a talent recognized at an early age, consecrated his own life to Christian service as a musician. He was immersed in baptism at the Adventist campmeeting in Springfield, Massachusetts, by Elder Miles Grant. His early years were spend in central Massachusetts, his schooling at Wilbraham Academy. He was largely self-taught in harmony and musical composition. He wrote the words and music to his first gospel song, "Out on the f… Go to person page >

Translator: W. Rauschenbusch

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First Line: Wenn dereinst die Erlösten sich scharen
Title: Zahllos wie der Sand an dem Strand
English Title: Numberless as the Sands
Author: Francis A. Blackmer
Translator: W. Rauschenbusch
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Zahllos, wie Sand am Strande
Publication Date: 1897
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #276

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