Al Cristo vivo sirvo

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Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

Translator: George P. Simmonds

Used pseudonyms G Paul S., J. Paul Simon, and J. Pablo Símon  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Al Cristo vivo sirvo
English Title: I serve a risen Savior
Author: A. H. Ackley
Translator: George P. Simmonds
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Él vive, Él vive
Copyright: Tr. © 1967 The Rodeheaver Co. (a div. of Word Inc.)


ACKLEY (Ackley)

Composed in gospel-song style, ACKLEY is supported by a simple harmonization intended for part singing. Some rubato may be observed in the refrain's final line. Observe two pulses per bar. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1987

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