(nee Crosby; also known as Fanny Crosby; 1820 [1823?]1915). Hymnist; b. Southeast (or South East), Putnam Co., New York; lost her sight when ca. 6 weeks old; educ. New York (City) Institution for the Blind; taught there 184758; said to have written thousands of songs and hymns. Hymns include Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior; Sweet Hour of Prayer.
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