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A Memory

Within my heart I hold a fadeless memory

Author: A. H. Ackley
Tune: [Within my heart I hold a fadeless memory]
Published in 9 hymnals

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Within my heart I hold a fadeless memory
Title: A Memory
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: Memory, sweet memory
Copyright: © 1928, by Homer A. Rodeheaver



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)

Evangelistic and Worship Hymns #d95

Glad Gospel Songs #57


Gospel Melodies and Evangelistic Hymns #94

Gospel Songs and Poems #d44

Norman Clayton's Favorites No. 2 #d92

Old and New Songs of the Church #34

Songs that Touch the Heart. Vol. 1 #d54

The Young People's Church of the Air Hymn Book #d154

Upper Room Hymns #d138

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