[There was One who was willing to die in my stead]

[There was One who was willing to die in my stead]

Composer: Grant Colfax Tullar
Published in 65 hymnals

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Composer: Grant Colfax Tullar

Grant Colfax Tullar was born August 5, 1869, in Bolton, Connecticut. He was named after the American President Ulysses S. Grant and Vice President Schuyler Colfax. After the American Civil War, his father was disabled and unable to work, having been wounded in the Battle of Antietam. Tullar's mother died when he was just two years old so Grant had no settled home life until he became an adult. Yet from a life of sorrow and hardship he went on to bring joy to millions of Americans with his songs and poetry. As a child, he received virtually no education or religious training. He worked in a woolen mill and as a shoe clerk. The last Methodist camp meeting in Bolton was in 1847. Tullar became a Methodist at age 19 at a camp meeting near Wat… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [There was One who was willing to die in my stead]
Composer: Grant Colfax Tullar
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 33312 33341 23333
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Piano Solo

  • Sacred Classics Book One: In Hymn Interpretations for the Piano
    Composer/Editor Henrietta Eleanor Fruen
    Published By: Biola Book Room (1939) pp. 22


The Cyber Hymnal #4486
Text: Nailed to the Cross
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