Crossing the Bar Lyrics and
words and lyrics of the favorite hymn begin with "Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me" as the first
line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "Crossing the Bar"
hymn were written by its English author Alfred, Lord Tennyson. The
author of the hymn, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, was born on August 6, 1809 and died
on October 6, 1892. The wonderful music that accompanies the
"Crossing the Bar"
song of praise
was composed by Joseph Barnby The
composer of the music to the "Crossing the Bar" hymn, Joseph Barnby, was
born on August 12, 1838 and died on January 28, 1896. We have placed
"Crossing the Bar" in the category of Funeral Songs. Enjoy the motivational
lyrics of this popular Christian song and classic
Crossing the Bar Hymn
Title: Crossing the Bar *** Name
of Composer: Joseph Barnby *** Name
Author / Writer of Lyrics:
Alfred, Lord Tennyson *** Hymns
Category: Funeral Songs
Author of the Lyrics
The author of the sincere
words of the "Crossing the Bar" lyrics, Alfred, Lord Tennyson (August 6, 1809-October 6, 1892),
was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England and
achieved fame as a the great poet Tennyson who was well known for writing short lyrics, such as the popular poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade" and "Crossing the Bar" .