[We long to be thine, O blest Savior divine]

[We long to be thine, O blest Savior divine]

Composer: Gideon Froelich
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: Gideon Froelich

Apparently the husband of hymn-writer Mrs. Marion or Marian Froelich, Prof. Gideon Froelich was organist both of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church and of Ahawath Chesed Synagogue, both in New York City. The rabbi of the synagogue, Isaac S. Moses, in the preface to the seventh edition of his The Sabbath-School Hymnal (New York: The Bloch Publishing Co., 1906), thanked Mrs. Marion Froelich for her help with English translations of German verse, and wrote:Prof. Gideon Froelich, whose genius has enriched this book with its finest melodies; no words are adequate to express the editor's gratitude and appreciation. For many years the organist of the above mentioned congregation, he has caught the spirit of Jewish melody, and the character of Jewish wors… Go to person page >

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Title: [We long to be thine, O blest Savior divine]
Composer: Gideon Froelich
Copyright: Public Domain

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