We have little data on Appel, except that he was a cleric, possibly German. His hymns began to appear in print around 1760.
- At the Crystal Sea
- All Hail the Great Creator
- Come, Sing It Out with Heart and Voice
- Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
- What I Would Not Be
- Is the World Brighter for Your Being in It?
- Praise the Lord, Whose Loving Kindness Endeth Nevermore
- Victor’s Crown, The
- Walking and Talking with Jesus
- Date & place of birth & death
- Burial place