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After attending a revival meeting by Reuben Torrey and Charles M. Alexander, Harkness became Alexander’s pianist. He came to Christ shortly thereafter (on a bicycle, he said), and made several round the world tours with Torrey and Alexander.
Harkness was especially well known for his program The Music of the Cross, and as the author of correspondence courses in hymn playing. He wrote over 2,000 hymns and Gospel songs in his lifetime.
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Tune Title: [When Jesus hung on Calvary]First Line: When Jesus hung on CalvaryComposer: Robert HarknessMeter: 126.96.36.199 DKey: F MajorSource: Review and Herald Publishing Association, The Gospel in Song, 1926 (217); Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/His_Loving_Thought)