Adam Geibel

Adam Geibel
Short Name: Adam Geibel
Full Name: Geibel, Adam, 1855-1933
Birth Year: 1855
Death Year: 1933

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 Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind. His works include:

Evening Bells, 1874
Saving Grace, with Alonzo Stone (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Stone & Bechter, Publishers, 1898)
Consecrated Hymns, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1902)
Uplifted Voices, co-editor with R. Frank Lehman (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1901)
World-Wide Hosannas, with R. Frank Lehman (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1904)
Hymns of the Kingdom, co-editor with R. Frank Lehman et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Geibel & Lehman, 1905)

Texts by Adam Geibel (33)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Behold! behold! behold! the King comethAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Bethlehem so lovely, Bethlehem so dearAdam Geibel (Author)2
Blessed Jesus, hear Thy childrenAdam Geibel (Author)English5
Christmas bells are gaily ringing Over the land triumphantlyAdam Geibel (Author)English3
Dear Father bless us ere we partAdam Geibel (Author)English2
I love the happy, happy Christmas timeAdam Geibel (Author)English4
I was glad, I was glad, when they said unto meAdam Geibel (Author)English1
I was glad, I was glad, I was glad when they said unto meA. G. (Author)English1
List to the songs of the agesAdam Geibel (Author)2
My Savior dwells in heavenAdam Geibel (Author)English3
O lovely star in heaven so brightAdam Geibel (Author)English2
O sinner, come listen, I'll tell unto youAdam Geibel (Author)3
O sinner, hear the Savior's love It bids theeAdam Geibel (Author)2
O sinner, hear the Savior's voice, It bids thee come to Him todayAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Praise and glory to the Father, Praise and honor to the SonAdam Geibel (Author)2
Praise God the Father, the King of earth and heavenA. G. (Author)3
Praise his name, praise the mighty FatherAdam Geibel (Author)2
Ring out the happy Easter BellsAdam Geibel (Author)English3
Ring out ye bells, Ring out ye bellsA. G. (Author)English2
Shout forth the tidings the Lord of light is risen todayAdam Geibel (Author)3
Sing, O sing the blessed storyAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Sometime the storms of life will ceaseA. G. (Author)2
The Master stands outside the doorA. G. (Author)English2
The Savior comes to dwell on earthAdam Geibel (Author)English3
The Savior is risen for you and for meAdam Geibel (Author)English4
There's a mansion just over the riverAdam Geibel (Author)English7
There's a mighty conflict in this world of sinAdam Geibel (Author)2
There's a sound of joy we love to hearA. G. (Author)English2
Tiernas canciones alzad al SeƱorAdam Geibel, 1855-1933 (Author)Spanish5
To thee, my Savior, now I comeAdam Geibel (Author)5
We are hasting away to that beautiful foldA. G. (Author)2
We're toiling in the vineyard of the LordAdam Geibel (Author)English2
While shepherds watched their flocks, On Bethlehems plain that winter nightA. G. (Author)English2
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