Robert Harkness

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
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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 42110517
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Harkness (2 Mar 1880–8 May 1961), Find a Grave Memorial no. 42110517, citing Lodge Hill Cemetery and Crematorium, Birmingham, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .