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Come, the Savior's calling

Come, the Savior's calling

Author: Charles W. Fry
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Charles W. Fry

Charles William Fry United Kingdom 1837-1882. Born at Alderbury, Wiltshire, England, he was a bricklayer by trade, and was ultimately a successful building contractor, but also, like his father, a versatile musician, playing the violin, cello, piano, cornet, and harmonium. He lead and orchestra and band at the Wesleyan chapel in Alderbury. A Methodist, he also helped the Christian Mission in Salisbury. When he witnessed the abuse heralded against the Salvation Army when they established their ministry in 1878, he offered to serve as bodyguard for the Salvation Army workers. The next day Fry and his three sons showed up with their weapons, consisting of two cornets, a trombone, and a small tuba, which they played, in between fighting o… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, the Savior's calling
Author: Charles W. Fry
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Emory Hymnal #71

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The Revival Wave #71

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