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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: Wonderful birth, to a manger He came
Title: Wonderful
Author: A. H. Ackley
Refrain First Line: Wonderful name He bears
Copyright: © 1938, by The Rodeheaver Company.



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Carry Away a Song #d133
Choice Light and Life Songs #32
Choir Favorites #d72
Christ for America #d63
Christian Service Songs #2
Christian Youth at Song #d103
Church Service Hymns #d393
Gospel Hymnal #d396
Hymns for Praise and Service #103
Hymns of Glorious Praise #d471
Inspiring Hymns #11Audio
Melodies of Grace and Hope #d263
Praise Ye the Lord #d133
Songs of the Church #d251
Spiritual hymns of worship #d562
Tabernacle Hymns Number Four: a choice collection of hymns and songs for every religious use #5
Tabernacle Hymns: number five #d380
The Advent Christian Hymnal #d495
The King's Songs #144
Youthspiration #d68
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