Only Sixteen

Author: W. E. M. Hackleman

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 28, 1868, Or­ange, In­di­a­na. Died: Oc­to­ber 1927, near St. El­mo, Il­li­nois, in an au­to­mo­bile ac­ci­dent, en route to a church con­ven­tion. Hackleman grew up on a farm, but by age 17 was teach­ing sing­ing class­es and lead­ing the sing­ing in meet­ings. Later he taught pub­lic school for four years, and stu­died mu­sic at the To­ron­to, Ca­na­da, Con­serv­a­to­ry of Mu­sic un­der Ital­ian com­pos­er Fran­ces­co d’Aur­ia, and with pri­vate teach­ers in New York Ci­ty. He went on to com­pose, ed­it song books, and lead the mu­sic at state and na­tion­al con­ven­tions of the Christ­ian Church. He served as pre­si­dent of the Na­tion­al As­so­ci­a­ti… Go to person page >

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First Line: Only sixteen, so the papers all say
Title: Only Sixteen
Author: W. E. M. Hackleman
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