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[To my blessed Lord and Saviour, as He walks before me here]

[To my blessed Lord and Saviour, as He walks before me here]

Composer: Adam Geibel
Published in 2 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Adam Geibel

Born: September 15, 1855, Neuenheim, Germany. Died: August 3, 1933, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Though blinded by an eye infection at age eight, Geibel was a successful composer, conductor, and organist. Emigrating from Germany probably around 1864, he studied at the Philadelphia Institute for the Blind, and wrote a number of Gospel songs, anthems, cantatas, etc. He founded the Adam Geibel Music Company, later evolved into the Hall-Mack Company, and later merged to become the Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company. He was well known for secular songs like "Kentucky Babe" and "Sleep, Sleep, Sleep." In 1885, Geibel organized the J. B. Stetson Mission. He conducted the Stetson Chorus of Philadelphia, and from 1884-1901, was a music instructor at the… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Adam Geibel
Incipit: 34554 56535 U1112 11233
Key: A Major

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11441
Text: Nearer Every Day
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)
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