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[Fear not the gloom of the midnight]

[Fear not the gloom of the midnight]

Composer: W. G. Fischer
Published in 2 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: W. G. Fischer

William Gustavus Fischer In his youth, William G. Fischer (b. Baltimore, MD, 1835; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1912) developed an interest in music while attending singing schools. His career included working in the book bindery of J. B. Lippencott Publishing Company, teaching music at Girard College, and co-owning a piano business and music store‚Äďall in Philadelphia. Fischer eventually became a popular director of music at revival meetings and choral festivals. In 1876 he conducted a thousand-voice choir at the Dwight L. Moody/Ira D. Sankey revival meeting in Philadelphia. Fischer composed some two hundred tunes for Sunday school hymns and gospel songs. Bert Polman Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Fear not the gloom of the midnight]
Composer: W. G. Fischer
Incipit: 34323 21551 35312
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

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The Christian Sunday School Hymnal #97

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The Tribute of Praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book #608b

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