[Look away to Jesus]

[Look away to Jesus]

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Published in 5 hymnals

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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: 12345 1321D 7U1D6 7U123
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #11089
Text: Look Away To Jesus
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