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[God understands your sorrow] (Ackley)

[God understands your sorrow] (Ackley)

Composer: B. D. Ackley
Published in 6 hymnals


Composer: B. D. Ackley

Bentley DeForrest Ackley was born 27 September 1872 in Spring Hill, Pennsylvania. He was the oldest son of Stanley Frank Ackley and the brother of A. H. Ackley. In his early years, he traveled with his father and his father's band. He learned to play several musical instruments. By the age of 16, after the family had moved to New York, he began to play the organ for churches. He married Bessie Hill Morley on 20 December 1893. In 1907 he joined the Billy Sunday and Homer Rodeheaver evangelist team as secretary/pianist. He worked for and traveled with the Billy Sunday organization for 8 years. He also worked as an editor for the Homer Rodeheaver publishing company. He composed more than 3000 tunes. He died 3 September 1958 in Winona Hills, In… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: B. D. Ackley
Incipit: 56534 32565
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Copyright, 1937, by The Rodeheaver Co. International Copyright Secured.

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Service Songs #135
Edward MacHugh's Treasury of Gospel Hymns and Poems #5
Favorites Number 2: A Collection of Gospel Songs #43Audio
Himnario Adventista : para uso en el culto divino #118
The King's Songs #27Audio
Victorious Hymns #26
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