THE TEMPERANCE CALL

THE TEMPERANCE CALL

Composer: Franz Abt
Published in 9 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Franz Abt

Franz Abt, born Dec. 21, 1819 at Eilenburg in the Prussian provinces of Saxony. His father was a musician and clergyman of the Lutheran Church. Franz studied music at Leipsic, and became known as a song-writer in 1838. In September, 1841, he married, and was leader of the orchesta at the Zuric theatre; became a teacher in 1842, but was litle known until his song "When the Swallows Homeward fly" carried his name to all parts of the civilized world. In 1865 was concert-master at Brunswick, and conducted the great festival at Dresden. He came to the United States in 1872, and was present at teh Peace Jubilee, Boston, where he directed the performance of some of his own music, arriving in New York May w, wher a testimonial concert was given for… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Franz Abt
Incipit: 35111 35111 51321
Key: B♭ Major

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #214

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Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #178

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Gospel Melodies: A Collection of Choice Gospel Songs and Hymsn #99

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Ideal Sunday School Hymns #214

Old and New Welsh and English Hymns #4

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #95

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