1851–1920

Introduction

Born: Oc­tober 12, 1851, Penn­syl­vania.

Died: Feb­ru­ary 14, 1920, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Buried: Fern­wood Ce­me­te­ry, Lans­downe, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Biography

Lavinia was the daugh­ter of Will­iam Brauff and Paul­ine Ve­ra.

Blinded by a se­vere ill­ness in in­fan­cy, she was ed­u­cat­ed at the School for the Blind in Phi­la­del­phia.

She pub­lished her first hymn in 1894.

Sources

Lyrics

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Brauff (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?