[Come, for the feast is spread] (Bliss)

[Come, for the feast is spread] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Published in 12 hymnals

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Composer: P. P. Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Come, for the feast is spread] (Bliss)
Composer: P. P. Bliss
Incipit: 32153 56721 5321
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Protestant Madagascar Hymnal, 2001 #658


Small Church Music #5968


Small Church Music #7178

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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