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[Sailor, though the darkness gathers] (Bliss)

[Sailor, though the darkness gathers] (Bliss)

Composer: P. P. Bliss (1871)
Published in 3 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
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 (1871)
Incipit: 55U1D 65435 1166U 11767
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5879
Text: Sailing into Port
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
The Cyber Hymnal #10766
Text: Day Of Life
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #5879TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #10766TextScoreAudio
The Cyber Hymnal #12196TextAudio
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