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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 (32)AsAuthority LanguagesInstancessort descending
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
Behold! behold! behold! the King comethAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Bethlehem so lovely, Bethlehem so dearAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Dear Father bless us ere we partAdam Geibel (Author)English2
List to the songs of the agesAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Praise and glory to the Father, Praise and honor to the SonAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Praise His name, praise the mighty FatherAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Ring out ye bells, Ring out ye bellsAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Sing, O sing the blessed storyAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Sometime the storms of life will ceaseAdam Geibel (Author)2
There's a mighty conflict in this world of sinAdam Geibel (Author)English2
There's a sound of joy we love to hearA. G. (Author)English2
We are hasting away to that beautiful foldAdam Geibel (Author)English2
While shepherds watched their flocks, On Bethlehems plain that winter nightAdam Geibel (Author)English2
We're toiling in the vineyard of the LordAdam Geibel (Author)English2
Christmas bells are gaily ringing O'er the land triumphantlyAdam Geibel (Author)English3
O lovely star in heaven so brightAdam Geibel (Author)English3
O sinner, come listen, I'll tell unto youA. G. (Author)English3
O sinner, hear the Savior's voice, It bids thee come to Him todayAdam Geibel (Author)English3
Praise God the Father, the King of earth and heavenAdam Geibel (Author)English3
Ring out the happy Easter BellsA. G. (Author)English3
Shout forth the tidings, The Lord of light is risen todayA. G. (Author)English3
The Master stands outside the doorAdam Geibel (Author)English3
The Savior comes to dwell on earthAdam Geibel (Author)English3
I love the happy, happy Christmas timeA. G. (Author)English4
My Savior dwells in heavenAdam Geibel (Author)English4
The Savior is risen for you and for meAdam Geibel (Author)English4
Tiernas canciones alzad al SeƱorAdam Geibel, siglo XX (Author)Spanish4
Blessed Jesus, hear Thy childrenAdam Geibel (Author)English5
To Thee, my Savior, now I comeAdam Geibel (Author)English5
There's a mansion just over the riverAdam Geibel (Author)English7
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