[Alas and did my Savior bleed] (Ramsey)

[Alas and did my Savior bleed] (Ramsey)

Composer: Will M. Ramsey
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: Will M. Ramsey

William Morgan Ramsey Born: Au­gust 24, 1872, Bel­ton, Tex­as. Died: March 12, 1939, Lit­tle Rock, Ar­kan­sas. Buried: Rose­lawn Ce­me­te­ry, Lit­tle Rock, Ar­kan­sas. Will was the son of Charles Crump Ram­sey and Mar­tha Ann Fran­ces Burns. He mar­ried twice, to Vir­gie Ce­lem­ma Stat­ton and Will­ie Man­na­sas Law­ing. Ramsey moved with his fa­mi­ly to north­west Ar­kan­sas as a child. He stu­died mu­sic in Nor­mal schools un­der Eph­ra­im Hil­de­brand, Ste­phen Os­lin, and Ben­ja­min Un­seld. He be­gan teach­ing shape notes and sing­ing while still a teen­ag­er, and be­came well known in sing­ing schools through­out the Am­er­i­can South. He went on to be­come pre­si­dent and own­… Go to person page >

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Title: [Alas and did my Savior bleed] (Ramsey)
Composer: Will M. Ramsey

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Alas, and Did My Savior Bleed

Alas! and did my Savior bleed,
and did my Sovereign die!
Would he devote that sacred head
for sinners such as I?

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