['Mid innocence and joyous glee]

['Mid innocence and joyous glee]

Composer: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Published in 1 hymnal


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 >

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Title: ['Mid innocence and joyous glee]
Composer: J. H. Kurzenknabe
Incipit: 56531 17256 52235
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public domain.

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