He is the Light

Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I'm just a stranger here seeking a home
Title: He is the Light
Author: Luther G. Presley
Refrain First Line: This is the reason why I trust Him so
Publication Date: 1949
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1949.

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Boundless Love #d45
Gospel Banner #d55
Heaven's Banner #35
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