Long I wandered from the Savior

Long I wandered from the Savior

Author: W. C. Hafley
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: W. C. Hafley

W. C. Hafley, author, composer and teacher; born in McMinn County, Tenn., Sept. 28th, 1839; educated in the common schools of his native county, but being a great lover of books, earnestly sought to improve himself by the reading of books, spending his evenings studying "Kirkam's Grammar" and the Bible, while listening to his father playing "Arkansaw Traveler," "Fisher's Hornpipe," etc., on a well-worn violin; served in the Confederate Army, but so well had he spent his time with his books in his tent that on his return he was called to take charge of a school, which profession he followed for fifteen years, and in 1883 was elected superintendent of schools in his native county; attended a session of the S.N.M.I., held at Dalton, Ga., the y… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Long I wandered from the Savior
Author: W. C. Hafley
Refrain First Line: Sing aloud a joyous strain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Gospel Voices #d46

Gospel Voices No.3 #d158

Gospel Voices Supplemented #d105

The King's Message in Song #d77

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