[Oh, bliss of the purified, bliss of the free]

[Oh, bliss of the purified, bliss of the free]

Composer: William B. Bradbury
Published in 35 hymnals


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Composer: William B. Bradbury

William Bachelder Bradbury USA 1816-1868. Born at York, ME, he was raised on his father's farm, with rainy days spent in a shoe-shop, the custom in those days. He loved music and spent spare hours practicing any music he could find. In 1830 the family moved to Boston, where he first saw and heard an organ and piano, and other instruments. He became an organist at 15. He attended Dr. Lowell Mason's singing classes, and later sang in the Bowdoin Street church choir. Dr. Mason became a good friend. He made $100/yr playing the organ, and was still in Dr. Mason's choir. Dr. Mason gave him a chance to teach singing in Machias, ME, which he accepted. He returned to Boston the following year to marry Adra Esther Fessenden in 1838, then rel… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Oh, bliss of the purified, bliss of the free]
Composer: William B. Bradbury
Incipit: 55671 71212 32117
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #4712
Text: Oh, Bliss of the Purified
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Instances

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Glaubenslieder #318

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The Cyber Hymnal #4712

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