Phillip Paul Bliss Edit Profile
Studied music at academic, Geneso, New York.
Worked on farms, in lumber camps and taught school during youth. Became member music publishing firm Root and Cady, Chicago, circa 1865. Conducted musical convs., gave concerts throughout Illinois.
Became chorister of 1st Congregational Church of Chicago. Evangelist (with D. W. Whittle) throughout West and South, 1874-1876. Author: (song books) The Charm, 1871.
The Song Tree, 1872; The Sunshine, 1872. The Joy, 1873; co-author: Gospel Songs, 1874.
Member music publishing firm Root and Cady, Chgo.
Married Lucy J. Young, June 1, 1859.