[I am the resurrection and the life] (Clayton)

[I am the resurrection and the life] (Clayton)

Composer: Norman J. Clayton
Published in 4 hymnals


Composer: Norman J. Clayton

Norman John Clayton Born at Brooklyn, NY, the 9th of 10 children, he gave his heart to Jesus at age six at South Brooklyn Gospel Church, his mother being a founding member of the Baptist group. He was musically inclined, and became church organist at age 12, and also played trumpet. He remained an organist for the rest of his life. A songwriter, he usually began writing the music before the words. He would memorize scripture to assure his music was biblically-based. Much of what he wrote was for special occasions. When young he first worked on a dairy farm, then held an office job in NYC. Clayton entered the building trades industry, working for his father’s construction business, and during the depression, with a commercial bakery. He ma… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I am the resurrection and the life] (Clayton)
Composer: Norman J. Clayton
Incipit: 11111 15351 33333
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © 1936 by Percy B. Crawford. Renewed 1964, Norman Clayton Publishing Company (A div. of Word, Inc.)

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Yes, Lord! #268

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