Look Away to Calvary

Look away to Calvary there behold the agony

Author: F. A. Blackmer
Tune: [Look away to Calvary]
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: F. A. Blackmer

Blackmer, Francis Augustus. (Ware, Massachusetts, February 17, 1855--October 8, 1930, Somerville, Massachusetts). Advent Christian musician. His parents, Augustus and Jane Blackmer, were among those caught up in the excitement of the Millerite Movement. One son, Fred, became an Advent Christian minister. Francis, with a talent recognized at an early age, consecrated his own life to Christian service as a musician. He was immersed in baptism at the Adventist campmeeting in Springfield, Massachusetts, by Elder Miles Grant. His early years were spend in central Massachusetts, his schooling at Wilbraham Academy. He was largely self-taught in harmony and musical composition. He wrote the words and music to his first gospel song, "Out on the f… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Look away to Calvary there behold the agony
Title: Look Away to Calvary
Author: F. A. Blackmer
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Look and see the agony
Copyright: Public Domain



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