[When on the cross of Calv'ry) (Bartlett)

[When on the cross of Calv'ry) (Bartlett)

Composer: E. M. Bartlett
Published in 3 hymnals

Composer: E. M. Bartlett

E. M. Bartlett was born December 24, 1883 in Waynesville, Missouri. His family later moved to Sebastian County, Arkansas. Bartlett received training as a music teacher and was a leader in developing Southern gospel music. He was employed by Central Music Company, a publisher of shape not singing books based in Hartford, which was owned by David Moore and Will H. Ramsey. Bartlett persuaded Moore and John A. McClung to partner with him to form Hartford Music Company. In 1921, Bartlett established the Hartford Music Institute, a shape note school. He provided opportunities for many songwriters and musicians in gospel music, including Albert E. Brumley. In 1939 he suffered a stroke and afterwards wrote "Victory in Jesus." Dianne Shapiro, fro… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: E. M. Bartlett
Incipit: 55654 35U11 1D765 54345
Key: C Major
Copyright: © 1976, Albert E. Brumley & Sons


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African American Heritage Hymnal #240
Lift Every Voice and Sing II: an African American hymnal #34
The New National Baptist Hymnal #93
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