No­vem­ber 27, 1850, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois.

May 30, 1909, Wash­ing­ton, DC.

Rock Creek Ce­me­te­ry, Was­hing­ton, DC.

John was the son of John F. Bis­choff and So­phia Abel, and hus­band of El­sie Bond.

Blind from age two, he played the or­gan at the First Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in Wash­ing­ton, DC (1874–1909). His works in­clude:

  1. Blood Root Val­ley
  2. Come Near Me
  3. Crystal Songs
  4. He Told Me So
  5. In Sight of the Crys­tal Sea
  6. Lord Is My Light, The
  7. Never For­get

Bischoff’s full name