Towner, Daniel B. (Rome, Pennsylvania, 1850--1919). Attended grade school in Rome, Penn. when P.P. Bliss was teacher. Later majored in music, joined D.L. Moody, and in 1893 became head of the music department at Moody Bible Institute. Author of more than 2,000 songs.
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Arranger (refrain): Fred Jackey
Friedrich (Fred) Jackey Germany 1863-1941. Born Friedrich Jacky in Hirschthal, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, he was musically inclined and became a priest in the Roman Catholic Church. He emigrated to the U.S. He lived in Racine, WI. He married Elizabeth M Seibel, and they had five children: William, Martin, Harry, Arthur, and Edna. He died in Pittsburgh, PA.
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