Crown Him King

The Savior left his sweet home above, came to redeem by love

Author: Luther G. Presley
Tune: [The Savior left His sweet home above, came to redeem by love]
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Luther G. Presley

Luther G. Presley (March 6, 1887 – December 6, 1974) was a songwriter, musician, and composer, who is best-known for writing the lyrics to the gospel song "When the Saints Go Marching In". Luther G. Presley was born on Beckett Mountain in Faulkner County, Arkansas on March 6, 1887. He studied music beginning at the age of 14, where he excelled. He soon became choir director. He wrote his first song, "Gladly Sing," when he was 17. He furthered his study in singing and music, under renowned teachers. Work Luther Presley wrote the lyrics for the gospel spiritual "When the Saints Go Marching In", in 1937, while Virgil O. Stamps composed the music and melody to the famous work. Luther Presley was inducted into the Southern Gospel Mus… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Savior left his sweet home above, came to redeem by love
Title: Crown Him King
Author: Luther G. Presley
Refrain First Line: Sing his praises
Publication Date: 1945
Copyright: Copyright, 1945, by Stamps-Baxter Music & Ptg. Co. in "Humble Hearts"



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

America's Favorite Radio Songs #d100

Encore #d159

Humble Hearts #127

Peaceful Echoes #127

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