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Ring the Easter Bells

Ring out the happy Easter Bells

Author: Adam Geibel
Tune: [Ring out the happy Easter Bells]
Published in 2 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Ring out the happy Easter bells,
For Christ is risen today;
Proclaim the tidings far and wide,
And raise the joyful lay.

Ring the happy Easter bells,
Ring the bells;
Ring the happy Easter bells,
Ring the bells;
Ring the happy Easter bells,
Ring the bells;
Ring the happy Easter bells.

2 Ring out the happy Easter bells,
Redemption’s work is done;
The victory o’er death and sin,
Forevermore is won. [Refrain]

3 Ring out the happy Easter bells,
Shake off the gloom of night,
And rise with Jesus this glad day,
Into the Easter light. [Refrain]

4 Then let us with glad heart and voice
Our loudest praises sing,
To Him, the Savior of the world,
The blessed risen King. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #15558

Author: Adam Geibel

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… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ring out the happy Easter Bells
Title: Ring the Easter Bells
Author: Adam Geibel
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Ring the happy Easter Bells
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #15558
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)


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The Cyber Hymnal #15558

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