Piano Sheets > Horatio Spafford Sheet Music > It Is Well With My Soul (ver. 1) Piano Sheet

It Is Well With My Soul (ver. 1) by Horatio Spafford - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"It Is Well with My Soul" is a very influential hymn penned by hymnist Horatio Spafford and composed by Philip Bliss. This hymn was written after several traumatic events in Spafford’s life. The first was the death of his only son in 1871 at the age of four, shortly followed by the great Chicago Fire which ruined him financially (he had been a successful lawyer). Then in 1873, he had planned to travel to Europe with his family on the SS Ville du Havre, but sent the family ahead while he was delayed on business concerning zoning problems following the Great Chicago Fire. While crossing the Atlantic, the ship sank rapidly after a collision with a sailing ship, the Loch Earn, and all four of Spafford's daughters died. His wife Anna survived and sent him the now famous telegram, "Saved alone." Shortly afterwards, as Spafford traveled to meet his grieving wife, he was inspired to write these.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Horatio Gates Spafford (October 20, 1828, Troy, New York - October 16, 1888, Jerusalem) was a prominent American lawyer, best known for penning the Christian hymn It Is Well With My Soul, following a family tragedy in which four of his daughters died. "It Is Well with My Soul" is a very influential hymn penned by hymnist Horatio Spafford and composed by Philip Bliss. This hymn was written after several traumatic events in Spafford’s life. The first was the death of his only son in 1871 at the age of four, shortly followed by the great Chicago Fire which ruined him financially (he had been a successful lawyer). Then in 1873, he had planned to travel to Europe with his family on the SS Ville du Havre, but sent the family ahead while he was delayed on business concerning zoning problems following the Great Chicago Fire. While crossing the Atlantic, the ship sank rapidly after a collision with a sailing ship, the Loch Earn, and all four of Spafford's daughters died. His wife Anna survived and sent him the now famous telegram, "Saved alone." Shortly afterwards, as Spafford traveled to meet his grieving wife, he was inspired to write these words as.
Random article
Getting access to free sheet music for Christmas Christmas is one time when everyone wants to learn how to play the piano. There are so many Christmas carols, hymns and other compositions played. In such a situation, you will find it useful to get free sheet music especially with the Christmas compositions in them. New age and classical One of the best advantages about free sheet music is that you can get both classic as well as New Age Christmas musical notes. That means you will be able to play the old time classical compositions, carols etc. and the new artists compositions. The New Age Christmas musical notes are very poignant and lovely and playing these piano notes is sure to stir hearts. One of the drawbacks about New Age Christmas music sheets is that they are very difficult to access. Most New Age albums do not sell too well and hence the demand for these is lesser. In this context, getting access  (More...)