List of works by Fanny Crosby

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This is a selected list of works of Fanny Crosby.


  • [Carleton, Will]. Fanny Crosby's Life-Story. New York, NY: Every Where Publishing Company, 1903.[1]
  • [Carleton, Will]. Fanny Crosby's Life-Work. New York, NY: Every Where Publishing Company, 1905.
  • Memories of Eighty Years. Boston, MA: James H. Earle & Company, 1906.[2]
  • Keller, Cozette; Fanny Crosby, and William Howard Doane. Safe in the Arms of Jesus: Illustrated Pantomimed Hymn. Edgar S. Werner, 1917.
  • This is My Story, This Is My Song, 1906. ISBN 978-1-898787-41-9.

Books of poetry[edit]

  • The Blind Girl. Wiley & Putnam, 1844.[3]
  • Monterey and Other Poems. R. Craighead, 1851.[4]
  • A Wreath of Columbia’s Flowers. H. Dayton, 1858.[5]
  • Bells at Evening and Other Verses; with Biographical Sketch by Robert Lowry. New York, NY: Biglow & Main, 1897; 3rd ed., New York, NY and Chicago, IL: Biglow & Main,1899.[6]


  • -------- and George Frederick Root. The Flower Queen: A Tonic Sol-fa Cantata. Advertiser and Chronicle Offices, 1880.
  • -------- and George Frederick Root. Libretto of The Flower Queen; or the Coronation of the Rose. New York: Mason Brothers, 1853.
  • -------- and Hart Pease Danks. Conquered by Kindness: A Juvenile Operetta. New York, NY: Wm. A. Pond, 1881.[7]
  • -------- and Theodore E. Perkins. "The Excursion". In The Mount Zion Collection of Sacred and Secular Music: Consisting of Tunes, Anthems, Singing School Exercises and Songs for the Sabbath School and Social Circle. Edited by Theodore E. Perkins. New York, NY: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1869.
  • -------- and William Howard Doane. Santa Claus' Home; or, The Christmas Excursion: A Christmas Cantata for the Sunday School and Choir. Biglow & Main, 1886.
  • -------- ; George Frederick Root; Chauncy M. Cady; and William Batchelder Bradbury. DANIEL: or the Captivity and Restoration. A Sacred Cantata in Three Parts, Words selected and prepared by C[hauncy]. M[arvin]. Cady, Esq., [1824-1889], assisted by Miss F[rances]. J[ane]. Crosby. [Mrs. Van Alstyne] [1820-1915]. Music composed by Geo[rge]. F[rederick]. Root [1820-1895] and W[illiam]. B[atchelder]. Bradbury [1816-1868], [8]
  • -------- ; George Frederick Root; and Henry Fisher. The New Flower Queen: or, The Coronation of the Rose. A Cantata in Two Parts, for the Use of Singing Classes in Academies, Ladies' Schools, and High Schools. Oliver Ditson co., 1870.

Popular songs[edit]

  • Fare Thee Well Kitty Dear--1852[9]
  • Mother, Sweet Mother Why Linger Away--(New York, NY: William Hall & Son, 1852)[10]
  • Bird of the North--(Feb. 1852)[11]
  • The Hazel Dell--(1853) [12]
  • There's Music in the Air-- (1857) [13]

Selected hymns[edit]


  1. ^
  2. ^ disability history museum-Memories Of Eighty Years
  3. ^ The blind girl: and other poems - Google Books
  4. ^ Monterey, and other poems - Google Books
  5. ^ A wreath of Columbia's flowers: 1858 - Google Books
  6. ^ Bells at evening and other verses
  7. ^ Amelia Howe Kritzer, ed., Plays by Early American Women, 1775-1850 (University of Michigan Press, 1995):381.
  8. ^
  9. ^
  10. ^ Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music
  11. ^
  12. ^ [1] or Crosby & Lowry (1899), pp. 130-131.
  13. ^ [2]
  14. ^ "All the Way My Savior Leads Me", in Robert Lowry and W. Howard Doane, Brightest and Best (New York: Biglow & Main, 1875), #65; "All the Way My Savior Leads Me",
  15. ^ "Blessed Assurance",
  16. ^ "The Bright Forever",
  17. ^ "Close to Thee",
  18. ^ "Eye Hath Not Seen",
  19. ^ The Finest of Wheat, No. 1 (Chicago, IL: R. R. McCabe, 1890); "He Hideth My Soul",
  20. ^ In Theodore E. Perkins and Alfred Taylor, Songs of Salvation (T.E. Perkins, 1870),#210, [3]
  21. ^ "I Am Thine, O Lord",; Brightest and Best (New York: Biglow & Main, 1875).
  22. ^ "Jesus is Calling",; Gospel Hymns No. 4, 1883.
  23. ^ "My Savior First of All",
  24. ^ William B. Bradbury, Bright Jewels (New York: Biglow & Main, 1869); "Near the Cross",
  25. ^ "Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior", in Howard Doane, Songs of Devotion (New York: 1870); "Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior",
  26. ^ William Bradbury, Howard Doane, William Sherwin & Chester Allen, Bright Jewels, (New York: Biglow & Main, 1869); "Praise Him! Praise Him!",
  27. ^ John R. Sweney, C. C. McCabe, Tullius O’Kane, and William Kirkpatrick, Songs of Redeeming Love, (Philadelphia, PA: 1882); "Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It!",
  28. ^ Songs of Devotion (New York: Biglow & Main, 1870); "Rescue the Perishing",
  29. ^ "Safe in the Arms of Jesus",
  30. ^ "Saved by Grace",
  31. ^ Gospel Hymns and Sacred Songs, 1875; "Savior, More Than Life to Me",
  32. ^ "Take the World, But Give Me Jesus",
  33. ^ "Tell Me the Story of Jesus", in William Kirkpatrick & John Sweney, The Quiver of Sacred Song (Philadelphia, PA: John J. Hood, 1880); "Tell Me the Story of Jesus",
  34. ^ "To God Be the Glory", in W. H. Doane and Robert Lowry, Brightest and Best, by (Chicago, IL: Biglow & Main, 1875), #118; "To God Be the Glory",
  35. ^ "Unsearchable Riches",