[When darkening shadow 'round me falls]

[When darkening shadow 'round me falls]

Composer: John Kurzenknabe
Published in 3 hymnals


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Composer: John Kurzenknabe

Kurzenknabe, John Henry. (Muenchhof, Kurhessen, Germany, June 18, 1840--April 13, 1927, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). German Reformed layman. His parents died of cholera when he was five, and he was placed in a boarding school. When 14, he came to the United States with his violin and his share ($500) of his parents' estate. During the 48-day voyage, he attended an elderly sick woman, a Mrs. Ziegler from Wilkes-Barre, Penn., whose family helped him settled in the States. He attended Wyoming Seminary nearby, where he studied music and perfected his English. Even before graduation, he taught violin and began teaching singing classes in the area. In 1856, William B. Bradbury came to Wilkes-Barre for a six-week musical institute. He was so impress… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: John Kurzenknabe
Incipit: 55112 32111 12165
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #2938
Text: I'm Not Alone
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