[I'll not give up the Bible]

[I'll not give up the Bible]

Composer: William Thomas Giffe (1897)
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Composer: William Thomas Giffe

Born: June 28, 1848, Port­land, In­di­a­na. Died: Ju­ly 13, 1926, Se­at­tle, Wash­ing­ton. Buried: Mount Hope Cem­e­te­ry, Lo­gans­port, In­di­a­na. Giffe grew up in Coll­ege Cor­ners, In­di­a­na (near Port­land), and served in the Army dur­ing the clos­ing days of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war. Af­ter the war, he at­tend­ed Li­ber Coll­ege, and stu­died law for two years. While in col­lege, he was a mem­ber of the col­lege glee club, and took les­sons in the col­lege sing­ing school. Lat­er, he stu­died with teach­ers such as J. W. Suff­ern, George Root, Lu­ther Em­er­son, Ho­ra­tio Pal­mer, and Hen­ry Perk­ins. Giffe had a fine bar­i­tone voice, and was in de­mand as a con­cert s… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I'll not give up the Bible]
Composer: William Thomas Giffe (1897)
Incipit: 51231 76123 26712
Key: A♭ Major
Source: The Seed Sower, a Collection of Songs of Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings, edited by A. F. Myers (Toledo, Ohio: The W. W. Whitney Co., 1897)
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #2885
Text: I'll Not Give Up the Bible
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