[I've found the pearl of greatest price]

[I've found the pearl of greatest price]

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: P. P. Bliss

Bliss, Philip, b. at Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1838. In 1864 he went to Chicago in the employ of Dr. George F. Root, the musician, where he was engaged in conducting musical Institutes, and in composing Sunday School melodies. Originally a Methodist, he became, about 1871, a choirman of the First Congregational Church, Chicago, and the Superintendent of its Sunday Schools. In 1874 he joined D. W. Whittle in evangelical work. To this cause he gave (although a poor man) the royalty of his Gospel Songs, which was worth some thirty thousand dollars. His death was sudden. It occurred in the railway disaster at Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec. 30, 1876. He had escaped from the car, but lost his life in trying to save his wife. His hymns are n… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Incipit: 55U13 43211 22343 D55U1
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain


I've Found the Pearl of Greatest Price!

I've found the pearl of greatest price,
My heart doth sing for joy:
And sing I must, a Christ I have;
O what a Christ have I?

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gospel Hymns No. 3 #79Page Scan
New Christian Hymn and Tune Book #631Page Scan
Sacred Songs & Solos: Nos 1. and 2. Combined #242Page Scan
Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #242
The Christian Sunday School Hymnal: a compilation of choice hymns and tunes for Sunday schools #26TextAudioPage Scan
The Evangelical Hymnal #282Page Scan
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