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 Robert Harkness

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Robert Harkness

Birth
Bendigo, Greater Bendigo City, Victoria, Australia
Death
8 May 1961 (aged 81)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial
Birmingham, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Memorial ID
42110517 View Source

Pianist who worked with Charles McCallon Alexander. After at­tend­ing a re­viv­al meet­ing by Ru­ben Arch­er Tor­rey and Charles M. Al­ex­and­er, he be­came Al­ex­and­er's pi­an­ist and made sev­er­al round the world tours with Tor­rey and Al­ex­and­er. He was es­pe­cial­ly 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.

Pianist who worked with Charles McCallon Alexander. After at­tend­ing a re­viv­al meet­ing by Ru­ben Arch­er Tor­rey and Charles M. Al­ex­and­er, he be­came Al­ex­and­er's pi­an­ist and made sev­er­al round the world tours with Tor­rey and Al­ex­and­er. He was es­pe­cial­ly 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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Composer and Pianist to C M.A for 12 years

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  • Created by: julia&keld
  • Added: 18 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 42110517
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/42110517/robert-harkness: accessed ), memorial page for Robert Harkness (2 Mar 1880–8 May 1961), Find a Grave Memorial ID 42110517, citing Lodge Hill Cemetery and Crematorium, Birmingham, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .