1850 - 1919 Hymnal Title: Sons of Praise Composer of "[There stands a Rock, on shores of time]" in Sons of Praise Towner, Daniel B. (Rome, Pennsylvania, 1850--1919). Attended grade school in Rome, Penn. when P.P. Bliss was teacher. Later majored in music, joined D.L. Moody, and in 1893 became head of the music department at Moody Bible Institute. Author of more than 2,000 songs.
--Paul Milburn, DNAH Archives
D. B. Towner