‘Draw Me Nearer’–a 1906 Recording

Fanny Crosby, born in 1820 and blind for almost all her life, wrote over 8,000 hymns, many of them still loved and sung to this day. If I posted a different Fanny Crosby hymn here every day, it would still take some 20 years to post them all.

This antique Edison recording was made in 1906, when Fanny Crosby was still alive to hear it.

This is for Erlene, one of her favorite hymns–well, for everybody, really.

4 comments on “‘Draw Me Nearer’–a 1906 Recording

  1. Wow, that was really an oldie and goodie. The standing Victrola in some of the pictures is very similar to the one in my Grandmother’s parlor.

  2. There was another article posted which I have lost somehow, and it was about the name of the pharaoh who ruled in Joseph’s day: I did some research and found the names Sekhemkhet and Netjerikhet which some archaeologist found on stone carvings , and which were judged to be about that particular pharaoh. I have no idea if this is correct, but maybe???

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