Tell me his name again

They told me love's sweetest old story

Author: George Bennard
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: George Bennard

George Bennard (February 4, 1873 – October 10, 1958) was an American hymn composer and preacher. He is best known for composing the famous hymn, "The Old Rugged Cross". Bennard was born in the coal-mining and iron-production town of Youngstown, Ohio. When he was still a child, his parents relocated the family to Albia, Iowa. Some time later, they moved again to Lucas, Iowa.[1] Although the young Bennard aspired to become a Christian evangelist, he was compelled to support his mother and sisters when his father died suddenly.[1] Evangelical and musical careers After marrying, Bennard became active in the Salvation Army and preached throughout the United States and Canada.[1] He spent much of his life in Michigan and Wisconsin. As a… Go to person page >

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First Line: They told me love's sweetest old story
Title: Tell me his name again
Author: George Bennard

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My Favorite Gospel Solos and Duets #d31
Songs You Love No. 4 #d23