Old Rugged Cross Lyrics and
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.
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"Old Rugged Cross" in the category of Favorite Songs. Enjoy the beautiful
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Old Rugged Cross Hymn
Title: Old Rugged Cross *** Name
of Writer and Composer: George Bennard
Category: Favorite Songs
Information about the
Title of Hymn: Old Rugged Cross
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): George Bennard (February 4, 1873
to October 10, 1958)
Nationality of Author:
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"
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