Old Rugged Cross Lyrics and Music
The beautiful words and lyrics of the popular hymn begin with "On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, The emblem of suffering and shame" as the first line of the hymn. Both the lyrics and the music of the "Old Rugged Cross" hymn were written by its American author and composer, George Bennard. The writer and composer, George Bennard, was born on February 4, 1873 and died on October 10, 1958. George Bennard was born in and became famous as a composer and musician. We have placed "Old Rugged Cross" in the category of Favorite Songs. Enjoy the beautiful lyrics of this popular Christian song and classic church hymn.
Old Rugged Cross Hymn
Title: Old Rugged Cross *** Name of Writer and Composer: George Bennard *** Hymns Category: Favorite Songs
Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Old Rugged Cross
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): George Bennard (February 4, 1873 to October 10, 1958)
Nationality of Author: American
Translator of the Hymn lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: George Bennard
Hymn Category: Favorite Songs
First Line of Hymn: "On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, The emblem of suffering and shame"
First Publication Date: 1913