[O to be nothing, nothing] (Halls)

[O to be nothing, nothing] (Halls)

Composer: R. George Halls; Arranger: Philip Paul Bliss
Published in 8 hymnals


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Composer: R. George Halls

19th Century Lyrics-- Christ for Me Music--OH, TO BE NOTHING --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Arranger: Philip Paul Bliss

Philip P. Bliss (b. Clearfield County, PA, 1838; d. Ashtabula, OH, 1876) left home as a young boy to make a living by working on farms and in lumber camps, all while trying to continue his schooling. He was converted at a revival meeting at age twelve. Bliss became an itinerant music teacher, making house calls on horseback during the winter, and during the summer attending the Normal Academy of Music in Genesco, New York. His first song was published in 1864, and in 1868 Dwight L. Moody advised him to become a singing evangelist. For the last two years of his life Bliss traveled with Major D. W. Whittle and led the music at revival meetings in the Midwest and Southern United States. Bliss and Ira D. Sankey published a popular series of hym… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [O to be nothing, nothing] (Halls)
Composer: R. George Halls
Arranger: Philip Paul Bliss
Incipit: 54317 76565 65325
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5355
Text: Oh, to Be Nothing
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The Cyber Hymnal #5355

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