Joybells are ringing, Christmas is bringing

Joybells are ringing, Christmas is bringing

Author: Nils Frykman
Tune: [Joy bells are ringing]
Published in 4 hymnals

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Author: Nils Frykman

Born: October 20, 1842, Sunne, Värmland, Sweden (birth name: Nils Larsson). Died: March 30, 1911, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Buried: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nils took the name Frykman after the region where he grew up, Fryksdalen. In 1868, he graduated from teachers’ college in Karlstad, and went on to teach in Grums, Norrköping, and Sunne. He preached in the church in Sunne, and around that time began to write hymns. Eventually, his texts were printed in the magazine Sanningsvittnet. However, Frykman’s work was not sanctioned by Sweden’s state church, and almost led to the loss of his job as a teacher. Eventually he did resign his position over a controversy about his children’s baptism by an independent prea… Go to person page >

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First Line: Joybells are ringing, Christmas is bringing
Author: Nils Frykman



The Cyber Hymnal #3212
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #4748
  • PDF Score (PDF)


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