Open the door of your heart today (Bartlett)

Open the door of your heart today (Bartlett)

Author: Eugene M. Bartlett
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Eugene M. Bartlett

E. M. Bartlett was born December 24, 1883 in Waynesville, Missouri. His family later moved to Sebastian County, Arkansas. Bartlett received training as a music teacher and was a leader in developing Southern gospel music. He was employed by Central Music Company, a publisher of shape note singing books based in Hartford, which was owned by David Moore and Will H. Ramsey. Bartlett persuaded Moore and John A. McClung to partner with him to form Hartford Music Company. In 1921, Bartlett established the Hartford Music Institute, a shape note school. He provided opportunities for many songwriters and musicians in gospel music, including Albert E. Brumley. In 1939 he suffered a stroke and afterwards wrote "Victory in Jesus." Dianne Shapiro, fr… Go to person page >

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First Line: Open the door of your heart today (Bartlett)
Author: Eugene M. Bartlett
Refrain First Line: Open the door for him
Copyright: Public Domain

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