May 10, 1857, St. Clair Town­ship, Bed­ford Coun­ty, Penn­syl­van­ia.

No­vem­ber 22, 1908, As­tor­ia, Il­li­nois.

Oak Lawn Ce­me­te­ry, Bridge­wa­ter, Vir­gin­ia.


George was the son of Jo­seph H. Hol­sing­er and Re­bec­ca Black­burn, and hus­band of Sal­lie Ka­gey.

He was mu­sic di­rect­or of Bridge­wa­ter Col­lege, Vir­gin­ia (1882–98), and mu­sic ed­it­or for the Church of the Breth­ren (1898–1908).

His works in­clude:

  1. I Lift My Heart To­day in Praise
  2. Little Ones Like Me
  3. Not Far from the King­dom of Hea­ven
  4. Our Coun­try’s Needs Are Plead­ing
  1. Ankara
  2. Answer on the Way, The
  3. At the Sav­ior’s Right Hand
  4. Be Loyal, Pil­grims
  5. Beautiful, Gold­en Some­time
  6. Beautiful Home­land
  7. Čitluk
  8. I’ll Count My Bless­ings
  9. Santa Cla­ri­ta