1868–1927

Introduction

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 28, 1868, Or­ange, In­di­a­na.

Died: Oc­to­ber 1927, near St. E­lmo, Il­li­nois, in an au­to­mo­bile ac­ci­dent, en route to a church con­ven­tion.

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Biography

Hackleman grew up on a farm, and by age 17 was teach­ing sing­ing class­es and lead­ing the sing­ing in meet­ings.

Later he taught pub­lic school for four years, and stu­died mu­sic at the To­ron­to, Ca­na­da, Con­ser­va­to­ry of Mu­sic un­der Ital­i­an com­pos­er Fran­ces­co d’Au­ria, and with pri­vate teach­ers in New York Ci­ty.

He went on to com­pose, ed­it song books, and lead the mu­sic at state and na­tion­al con­ven­tions of the Chris­tian Church.

He was pre­si­dent of the Na­tion­al As­so­ci­a­tion of Church Mu­si­cians, sec­re­ta­ry to the In­di­a­na Mis­sion­a­ry So­ci­e­ty for five years, and ran the Hack­le­man Mu­sic Com­pa­ny in In­di­an­a­po­lis, In­di­a­na.

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Lyrics

Music

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