[Brave Christian soldiers, gallantly marching] (Kurzenknabe)

[Brave Christian soldiers, gallantly marching] (Kurzenknabe)

Composer: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Published in 2 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: 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 >

Tune Information

Composer: J. H. Kurzenknabe

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Page Scan

Augsburg Songs No. 2: for Sunday schools and other services #73

TextAudioPage Scan

Fair as the Morning. Hymns and Tunes for Praise in the Sunday-School #159

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements