Blessed Calvary

Blessed Calvary, Blessed Calvary

Author: Alex Burnes
Tune: [Blessed Calvary]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Alex Burnes

From "Souvenir of Alex Burns Night" 20 February 1977, by Alfred B. Smith: Alex Burns was born in the bonnie land of Scotland in the year 1898. His was a humble but Godly home in which music played an important part. His father, a member of the Salvation Army, could play several instruments and often father, mother, and their four children would gather round to sing and play the grand old hymns. [. . .] In 1923 Alex came to America and it was at Philadelphia that he wrote his first chorus "Christ for Me." [. . . ]. --DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Blessed Calvary, Blessed Calvary
Title: Blessed Calvary
Author: Alex Burnes
Publication Date: 1943
Copyright: 1943 by Percy B. Crawford



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