Jesus Set the World to Singing

Author: A. H. Ackley

Alfred Henry Ackley was born 21 January 1887 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the youngest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the younger brother of B. D. Ackley. His father taught him music and he also studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He graduated from Westminster Theological Seminary in Maryland and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1914. He served churches in Pennsylvania and California. He also worked with the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team and for Homer Rodeheaver's publishing company. He wrote around 1500 hymns. He died 3 July 1960 in Los Angeles. Dianne Shapiro (from ackleygenealogy.com by Ed Ackley and Allen C. Ackley) Go to person page >

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First Line: There is music in the air
Title: Jesus Set the World to Singing
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: Jesus set the world to singing when He came

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Christian Service Songs #85

Christian Youth at Song #d90

Convention Songs #d60

Gospel Songs and Poems #d32

Melodies of Grace and Hope #d214

Audio

Old and New Songs of the Church #60

Praise Ye the Lord #d113

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