On Calvary's brow there was planted a cross

On Calvary's brow there was planted a cross

Author: Frank C. Huston
Tune: [On Calvary's brow there was planted a cross]
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Frank C. Huston

Huston, Frank C. (Orange, Indiana, September 12, 1871--October 14, 1959, Jacksonville, Florida). Both parents were musically inclined, and at the age of 12, he was playing cornet in a local concert band. By the age of 17, he was singing regularly in male and mixed voice units, and at 18, he was conducting church music. Education: Moody Bible Institute. Studied with W.M. Hackleman (a cousin), D.B. Towner, W.C. Caffin, and Charles H. Gabriel. On May 13, 1894, he married Bertha Martin. There were seven children. He spent a brief period as a public school teacher, then became a singing evangelist and traveled for a time with the Charles Reign Scoville Party. He served as Chaplain in the First World War and continued his interest and particip… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: On Calvary's brow there was planted a cross
Author: Frank C. Huston
Refrain First Line: Christ of the cross is the theme of my song



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