November 4, 1866, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
November 29, 1930, at the home of his brother Walter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Northwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (an unmarked plot in the
Ivy section of the cemetery).
Hall graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania; he later received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Harriman University.
He wrote cantatas, oratorios, choir anthems, and hundreds of Gospel songs, and edited several hymnals. He was apparently an exceptional song leader and choral conductor, and, with Irvin Mack, founded the Hall-Mack Publishing Company (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company).
Hall said once that the tune for Does Jesus Care? was his most inspired piece of music. He was a member of the 7th Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His works include: