[Thousands stand today in sorrow]

[Thousands stand today in sorrow]

Composer: Wm. G. Fischer
Published in 10 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Wm. G. Fischer

William Gustavus Fischer (1835-1912) Born: Oc­to­ber 14, 1835, Bal­ti­more, Mary­land. Died: Au­gust 13, 1912, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia. Son of a German im­mi­grant, Fischer showed mu­sic­al abil­i­ty at an ear­ly age. When he was eight years old, he be­gan sing­ing in a Ger­man church in Bal­t­imore. He learned to read mu­sic in a church sing­ing class, and af­ter­wards stu­died pi­ano and or­gan. He learned book­bind­ing at J. B. Lip­pin­cott’s in Phil­a­delphia, Penn­syl­van­ia, but spent his even­ings stu­dy­ing and prac­tic­ing mu­sic. He was an ex­per­i­enced train­er and lead­er of large bo­dies of sing­ers of all ages, and was much sought af­ter to lead choirs an… Go to person page >

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Composer: Wm. G. Fischer

Instances

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Best Hymns #33

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Beulah Songs #85

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Crowning Day No. 2 #248

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Garnered Sheaves #79

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Notes of Triumph #79

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Songs of Free Grace #16

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The Ark of Praise #20

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The Best Gospel Songs and their composers #123

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The Best of All #159

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Tried and True #79

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