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Fanny Crosby

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Date of Birth March 24, 1820
Date of Death February 12, 1915, Bridgeport, CT
Place of Birth New York
Country United States
Profession Poet
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Fanny Crosby is a famous Poet, born on March 24, 1820 in United States. As of January 9, 2023, Fanny Crosby’s net worth is $5 Million. She was active in missionary work and speaking engagements in her later years from 1900 until 1915.

Parents Mercy Crosby, John Crosby
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Spouse Alexander van Alstyne
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Biography

American poet and composer who wrote over 8,000 hymns and gospel songs with over 100 million copies printed making her one of the most prolific hymnists in history.

She married blind teacher Alexander Van Alstyne, Jr. in 1858 and they had a daughter who died shortly after birth before separating in 1880.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Fanny Crosby Net Worth

Fanny is one of the richest Poet & listed on most popular Poet. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Fanny Crosby's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Poet
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She was blinded as a baby due to damage to her optic nerves and she wrote her first poem about this condition at age eight.

Fanny Crosby Husband

According to our records, Fanny Crosby married to Alexander van Alstyne. As of January 12, 2023, Fanny Crosby’s is not dating anyone.

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Fanny Ranked on the list of most popular Poet. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Fanny Crosby celebrates birthday on March 24 of every year.

How much of the Bible did Fanny Crosby memorize?

Crosby memorized five chapters of the Bible each week from age 10, with the encouragement of her grandmother and later Mrs. Hawley; by age 15, she had memorized the four gospels, the Pentateuch, the Book of Proverbs, the Song of Solomon, and many of the Psalms.

What famous hymns did Fanny Crosby write?

Hymn Writer, Urban Missionary Blind from childhood, Ms. Crosby wrote the words to more than 8,000 hymns. Favorites include “Safe in the Arms of Jesus,” “Rescue the Perishing,” “I Am Thine O Lord, “To God Be the Glory,” and “Blessed Assurance” (co-written with Phoebe Knapp).

Who wrote most hymns?

Crosby – Probably The Most Prolific Hymn Writer Of All Time Kindle Edition. This article looks at the life and works of Fanny J. Crosby, who is probably the most prolific hymnist of all times, writing over 8,000 hymns, despite being blind since infancy.

How many pen names did Fanny Crosby have?

There were a total of 250 known pen names for Fanny Crosby used in her writings.

What was the first hymn ever written?

Hurrian Hymn No. 6” is considered the world’s earliest melody, but the oldest musical composition to have survived in its entirety is a first century A.D. Greek tune known as the “Seikilos Epitaph.” The song was found engraved on an ancient marble column used to mark a woman’s gravesite in Turkey.

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