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Composer: P. P. Bliss
Published in 18 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. ... Some of his verses have obtained wide popularity in most English-speaking countries. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: P. P. Bliss
Incipit: 11234 56531 34321
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 18 of 18)
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Gospel Hymns No. 2: as used by them in gospel meetings #23

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Gospel Hymns No. 6 #184

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On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #141

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #503

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Sacred Songs & Solos: Nos 1. and 2. Combined #194

Sacred Songs and Solos: with standard hymns, combined: 750 pieces #194

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Songs for the King's Business #161

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Songs of Faith and Hope #4

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Temple Trio: comprising "On Joyful Wing", "Melodious Sonnets" and "Precious Hymns" #141

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The Evangelical Hymnal #532

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The Great Awakening: a choice collection of new and standard gospel songs #89

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