[Bells of praise! Bells of praise]

[Bells of praise! Bells of praise]

Composer: John Henry Kurzenknabe (1891)
Published in 2 hymnals


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Composer: John Henry 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: John Henry Kurzenknabe (1891)
Incipit: 55355 35365 55544
Key: D♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2152
Text: Hark to the Bells
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The Cyber Hymnal #2152

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