The story of the cross

Above the sweetest songs of earth

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Tune: [Above the sweetest songs of earth]
Published in 9 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck

Carrie Ellis Breck was born 22 January 1855 in Vermont and raised in a Christian home. She later moved to Vineland, New Jersy, and then to Portland, Oregon. She wrote verse and prose for religious and household publications, In 1884 she married Frank A. Breck. She has written between fourteen and fifteen hundred hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Above the sweetest songs of earth
Title: The story of the cross
Author: Mrs. Frank A. Breck
Refrain First Line: 'Tis the old, old story

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns of the Christian Life #d8
Hymns of the Christian Life. No. 3: for church worship, conventions, evangelistic services, prayer meetings, missionary meetings, revival services, rescue mission work and Sunday schools #6Page Scan
Hymns of the Christian Life. Rev. ed. #d7
Hymns of the Christian Life. Rev. ed. #d8
Life Songs: a collection of sacred songs for Sunday schools, young people's meetings and evangelistic services #17Page Scan
Northfield Hymnal: for use in evangelistic and church services, conventions, sunday schools, and all prayer and social meetings of the church and home #12Page Scan
Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 5 and 6 Combined: a winnowed collection for young people's societies, church prayer meetings, evangelistic services and Sunday schools #148Page Scan
Songs of Grace #d3
Tabernacle Hymns No. 2 #132AudioPage Scan
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