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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)

Evangeli harpe #178

Evangeli harpe #179

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Gospel Hymns No. 2 #23

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Gospel Hymns No. 6 #184

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Gospel Praise Book. #200

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On Joyful Wing #141

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #503

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Redemption Songs #135

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Sacred Songs & Solos #194

Sacred Songs and Solos #194

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Song Praises #30

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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 #141

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The Christian Sunday School Hymnal #85

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The Evangelical Hymnal #532

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The Great Awakening #89

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