A song of faith

Clinging to the Rock of Ages

Author: William A. Ogden; Author: N. Carr
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: William A. Ogden

William A. Ogden, 1841-1897 Born: Oc­to­ber 10, 1841, Frank­lin Coun­ty, Ohio. Died: Oc­to­ber 14, 1897, To­le­do, Ohio. When Ogden was six years old, his fam­i­ly moved to In­di­a­na. He began stu­dy­ing mu­sic in lo­cal sing­ing schools at age 8, and could read church mu­sic fair­ly well by age 10. A lit­tle la­ter, he could write a mel­o­dy by hear­ing it sung or played. When he was 18, he be­came a chor­ist­er in his home church. At the out­break of the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, Og­den en­list­ed in the 30th In­di­a­na Vol­un­teer In­fant­ry. Duri­ng the war he or­gan­ized a male choir, which be­came well known throug­hout the Ar­my of the Cum­ber­land. After the war, Og­den r… Go to person page >

Author: N. Carr

(no biographical information available about N. Carr.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Clinging to the Rock of Ages
Title: A song of faith
Author: William A. Ogden
Author: N. Carr
Refrain First Line: Rock of ages, cleft for me
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hallelujahs for Sunday Schools, Etc. #d11

Life and Light No.2 #d18

Songs for the Harvest Field #d17

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