Born: October 25, 1868, Dade County, Missouri.
Died: October 2, 1945, Dallas, Texas.
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas. His tombstone carries the words "His works do follow him."
Arthur’s parents were George Deter and Sarah Dye Deter. He came to Christ at age 20, while attending Normal School in Parsons, Kansas. He attended Baylor University, Waco, Texas (1889-94), and William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri (1895-96). He spent one year at Louisville Seminary and three at Rochester Seminary, graduating from Rochester in May 1891. The Foreign Mission Board for Brazil appointed him in 1891, and he spent four d… Go to person page >
Author: Judson W. Van De Venter
Judson W. Van DeVenter was born 15 December 1855 on a farm near the village of Dundee, Mishigan. He was educated in the country and village schools, and at Hillsdale College. He later moved to St. Petersburg, Florida. He wrote about 100 hymns.
Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >
Display Title: Eu Alegre Vou na Sua LuzFirst Line: Perdido eu andei, na escuridãoTune Title: SEMPRE ALEGRE (SUNLIGHT)Author: Arthur Beriah Deter, 1868-1945; Judson W. Van DeVenterMeter: 184.108.40.206. with refrainDate: 1991