1854–1942
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Ju­ly 13, 1854, Stark Coun­ty, Ohio.

Ju­ly 10, 1942, Day­ton, Ohio.

Wood­land Ce­me­te­ry, Day­ton, Ohio.

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The Lore­nz fam­i­ly were Ad­vent­ists, and em­igrat­ed from Mes­ser, Rus­sia (near Sar­a­tow), to Amer­i­ca, and lived in Day­ton, Ohio.

Edmund at­tended Ot­ter­bein Un­i­vers­ity, Un­ion Bib­li­cal Sem­in­ary, Yale The­o­log­ic­al Sem­in­a­ry, and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Leip­zig.

He served as pas­tor of the High Street Unit­ed Breth­ren Church in Day­ton, Ohio (1884–86), and as pres­i­dent of Leb­a­non Val­ley Col­lege, Ann­ville, Penn­syl­vania (1886–88). He lat­er found­ed the Lo­renz and Com­pa­ny mu­sic pub­lish­ing house in Day­ton. His works in­clude:

  1. All Along Life’s Jour­ney
  2. All Ye His Works
  3. Alleluia, Song of Glad­ness
  4. Amid the Tri­als Which I Meet
  5. Angels Are Near Us
  6. Are You Fill­ing the World with Re­joic­ing and Cheer?
  7. Are You Seek­ing for the Truth?
  8. Are You Wea­ry, Are You Heavy Heart­ed?
  9. Arise and Shine
  10. As You Wander As­tray
  11. Behold, a Ra­di­ance From the Cross
  12. Birds Are All Sing­ing, The
  13. Bless the Lord Above
  14. Bringing Peace and Glad­ness
  15. Budding Hopes Shall Blos­som Forth
  16. By the Grace of God Re­newed
  17. Children, What Is Your Song To­day?
  18. Christ, the Rock, Stands Fast
  19. Come, Let Us All Unite to Sing
  20. Come to the Cross Where the Sav­ior Died
  21. Come to the Sun­day School
  22. Cry Rings Out o’er All the Land, The
  23. Dark May Seem the Path
  24. Dark the Sha­dows Round Them Fall
  25. Day and Night Thou Lord Art
  26. Death Re­joic­ing o’er His Prey
  27. Do You Slum­ber in Your Tent?
  28. Down in the Church­yard Robed in Dai­sies
  29. Dwell in My Heart, Dear Sav­ior
  30. Everywhere the Leaves Are Danc­ing
  31. Far Away, in For­eign Clime
  32. Far, Far, Over the Sea
  33. Fearing No Evil
  34. Fill with Lof­ty Praise
  35. Garnered Sheaves
  36. God Help­ing Me, I’ll Do No Evil
  37. Hail Ye the King, as He Comes
  38. Happy the Day Re­turn­ing Year By Year
  39. Having Wan­dered Far Away
  40. Hear, Oh Hear Him Now
  41. Hear the Bat­tle Shout
  42. Hear the Mer­ry Mu­sic Ring­ing
  43. Hear the Mu­sic Ring­ing, Ring­ing
  44. Hear the Shout of Tri­umph
  45. Hear the Song of the Throng
  46. Hear the Tramp of the Mil­lions of the Earth
  47. Hear Ye Not the Voice of Je­sus?
  48. Help Me, Sav­ior, More Each Day
  49. He’s the Dear­est Friend to Me
  50. Hollow of God’s Hand, The
  51. Holy Je­sus, Ten­der Shep­herd
  52. Horror and Fear Lay up­on the Tomb
  53. How Can We Show Our Love to Him?
  54. How Full of Cheer Life’s Sun­ny Day
  55. I Am Look­ing, Lord, for Thy Par­don­ing Face
  56. I Am Walk­ing with the Sav­ior
  57. I Be­long to Je­sus
  58. I Have Cho­sen the Bet­ter Part
  59. I Have Found a Dear Sav­ior
  60. I Have Found a Friend Abid­ing!
  61. I Have Found a Peace Abid­ing
  62. I Have Found Re­pose for My Wea­ry Soul
  63. I Heard a Hap­py Bird­ie Sing
  64. I Love to Be Where Sac­red
  65. I Stand in Amaze and Won­der
  66. I Will Jour­ney on with Je­sus
  67. In Joy­ful High and Ho­ly Lays
  68. In Lands Where Sin’s Dark­ness Doth Low­er
  69. In Ocean Deep, on Moun­tain Tall
  70. In That Land of Joy and Song
  71. In the Cross of Christ Is All Our Glo­ry
  72. In the Hol­low of God’s Hand
  73. In the Le­gion So Brave
  74. In This World of Sin and Woe
  75. Jesus Is My Joy To­day
  76. Jesus, Weep­ing o’er the Wan­der­er
  77. Jewels for the King of Glo­ry
  78. Joy Su­preme My Soul Has Found
  79. Lead Me to Je­sus
  80. Let the An­gel Hosts on High
  81. Let the Light of Life Now Shine
  82. Let Us Sing the Praise of Je­sus
  83. Let Us Walk in the Way of the Lord
  84. Life Is Full of Hea­vy Bur­dens
  85. Like Child­ren in the Tem­ple
  86. Like the Sound of Ma­ny Wa­ters
  87. Little Ones Sing­ing Sweet
  88. Lord Has Long Been Wait­ing, The
  89. Lord Is Good and Kind Al­way, The
  90. Lord Is Kind, The
  91. Many Lit­tle Child­ren Sing No Songs of Joy
  92. Master’s Call, The
  93. Message Blest Again Re­peat, The
  94. My Bo­dy, Mind and Spir­it
  95. My Sav­ior with Me Is Abid­ing
  96. My Soul Is Filled with Glad­ness
  97. Neath the Shade of Its Trees
  98. O How Love­ly and How True
  99. O Je­sus, Per­fect Sav­ior
  100. O the Hour of Pray­er Is Bright
  101. O the Peace of God, How It Thrills My Soul
  102. O the Peace That Fills My Soul
  103. O What a Les­son We All May Learn
  104. O What a Won­der­ful Sav­ior
  105. O Why Do Wait, Why Long­er?
  106. O’er the Earth the Shout
  107. O’er the Tur­moil of Earth
  108. O’er the World of Sin
  109. Oft I’ve Heard the Bless­ed News
  110. Only a Word for Je­sus
  111. Open Are the Arms of Je­sus
  112. Open Your Heart to the Spir­it’s En­treat­ing
  113. Oppressed with Grief and with Bur­dens Sore
  114. Out in the Moun­tains of Sin and of Shame
  115. Over the Hills Notes Di­vine
  116. Rejoice in the Lord, Let Your Joy Abound
  117. Rest up­on Us Now, O Ho­ly Spir­it
  118. Riches of Grace
  119. Roses So Red, Ros­es So Fair
  120. Sabbath Hours Are End­ing, The
  121. Safe from All the World’s Ala­rms
  122. Safe With­in the Fold
  123. Saved by the Blood
  124. Savior Loves Us, The
  125. Searching the Scrip­tures
  126. Send Us a Sav­ior
  127. Shades of Des­pair Have De­part­ed, The
  128. Sin Again Shall Be My Mas­ter
  129. Sleeper, Awake, the Sun Is High
  130. Some Day the Veil Will Be Lift­ed
  131. Springtime Days May Lose Their Beau­ty, The
  132. Strait Is the Gate, and Nar­row the Way
  133. Sweet Is the Mes­sage the Word of God Brings
  134. Swiftly the Years Like the Clouds Pass Us By
  135. Swing the Lil­ies, White Eas­ter Lil­ies!
  136. There’s a Voice of Ten­der Love
  137. There’s Pow­er in Je­sus’ Blood
  138. This Is the Mot­to We All Would Obey
  139. This World Is Not All Wild­er­ness
  140. Thou Know­est, Lord, I Would Love Thee
  141. Thou Think­est, Lord, of Me
  142. Though Hearts Are Oft­en Wea­ry
  143. Though I Tread a Path of Dark­est Night
  144. Though Oft I Stray from My Lord Away
  145. Though Our Life Be Full of Tri­al
  146. Thro’ All Our Days We Sing God’s Praise
  147. ’Tis a Fount of Plea­sure
  148. ’Tis a Lamp un­to My Feet
  149. ’Tis a Ve­ry Pret­ty Place Is This
  150. ’Tis Je­sus in the Morn­ing
  151. Under Sweet Com­pul­sion of a Lov­ing Heart
  152. Voices of Mirth Awake to Glad­ness
  153. Wages of Sin Is Death, The
  154. Wake, Arm of the Spir­it
  155. Wake the Voice of Glad­ness
  156. Walk with the Sav­ior
  157. Watch and Pray, When Sa­tan Tempts Thee
  158. We Are Rest­ing in Peace
  159. We Are the Lambs, How Bless­ed Is the Pro­mise
  160. We Have En­tered Roy­al Ser­vice
  161. We Have Found a Gold­en Task
  162. We Have Heard a Voice of Glad­ness
  163. We Have Heard Thy Call
  164. We Praise Thee and Bless Thee
  165. Well We Know the Shep­herd’s Voice
  166. What a Sav­ior Meek and Mild
  167. What Friend Have We
  168. What Glad­ness and Joy Now My Soul Hath Found
  169. What Though Life’s Mys­ter­ies Sur­round
  170. What Though the Dark­ness Sur­round
  171. Whate’er Our Place or Sta­tion
  172. When Earth and Sea Take Up
  173. When Ev­ery Pow­er with Heart
  174. When Gloomy Clouds Be­set the Sky
  175. When Has Come the Day of Crown­ing
  176. When I Walk Through the Val­ley of Sha­dow and Gloom
  177. When I Walked with My Lord in the Sun­shine
  178. When the Week of Toil Is Over
  179. When Thou Hast Sown the Pre­cious Seed
  180. Where the Sav­ior Leads His Own
  181. Who Shall Be Able to Stand?
  182. Why Do You Lin­ger Lon­ger?
  183. Why Mid Dan­gers Stray­ing
  184. Why Should We Praise Him?
  185. Winter Gloom and Dread Is Past, The
  186. Winter Reigns No More, The
  187. With Hosts Re­deemed to Walk
  188. Winning Souls for the Mas­ter
  189. With Swift Winged Feet the Mo­ments Fly
  190. Wonderful Blood, The
  191. Wonderful Gos­pel of Je­sus
  192. Wonderful Love of Je­sus
  193. You Have Heard the Mes­sage of Peace
  194. Youth Is the Seed Time
  1. Always Rea­dy
  2. Angels Would Tell It
  3. Are You Rea­dy?
  4. At Christ­mas Time
  5. Because It Is Christ­mas Time
  6. Cagliari
  7. Call to Ral­ly, The
  8. Called to the Feast
  9. Come un­to Me
  10. Doing His Will
  11. Draw Me to Thee
  12. Fear Not
  13. Foundation of God Stand­eth Sure, The
  14. Gates of Praise
  15. Go Forth to Meet Him
  16. God Is Love
  17. Going Home at Last
  18. He Chang­es Not
  19. Heathen at Your Door, The
  20. Hold the Lamp of Life Aloft
  21. Hosanna We Sing
  22. How Can I but Love Him?
  23. I’m Com­ing to Thee
  24. Life, We Hail Thee
  25. Light up­on the Way, The
  26. Like a Star of the Morn­ing
  27. Listening to God
  28. Lord Will Ap­pear, The
  29. Love Makes Our Toil Worth­while
  30. Merry Mis­sion­ar­ies
  31. My Times Are in His Hands
  32. Name of Je­sus, The
  33. No Va­cant Chair
  34. On with the Cross
  35. Only Where Je­sus Is
  36. Search the Scrip­tures
  37. Shine On, O Star!
  38. Song in the Night, A
  39. Souls We Brought to Je­sus, The
  40. Swing, Snowy Lil­ies
  41. Tell It to Je­sus
  42. Trusting in the Pro­mise
  43. Waiting for the King
  44. Welcome the Spir­it In
  45. When the Har­vest Comes
  46. Whispers of Je­sus, The
  47. Who Will Run with the Tid­ings?
  48. Wienland
  49. With Cour­age Strong
  50. Word of Pray­er, A