Bright is the light of the old rugged cross

Bright is the light of the old rugged cross

Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Tune: [Bright is the light] (McKinney)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

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First Line: Bright is the light of the old rugged cross
Author: Baylus Benjamin McKinney
Refrain First Line: Follow the gleam
Copyright: Copyright, 1933, by Robert H. Coleman. International Copyright Secured.

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Edward MacHugh's Treasury of Gospel Hymns and Poems #31

The American Hymnal for English Speaking People Everywhere #d30

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