September 27, 1879, Shades Valley (near Birmingham), Alabama.

May 10, 1949, Fort Worth, Texas.

Greenwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Texas.

Reynolds attended the Normal Singing Schools run by Henry Showalter and John Herbert (1902–03); Mississippi College (1905–06); Moody Bible Institute (1907–08), Chicago, Illinois; Siegel-Myers University Correspondence School of Music (BM 1918) and the Chicago Musical College (1920). In 1942, he received a MusD degree from the Southern School of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and later the Highland Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. For about a decade beginning around 1905, he was a singing evangelist under the auspices of the Mississippi Baptist State Mission Board and the Southern Baptist Home Mission Board. His works include:

  1. Jesus Is the Friend You Need
  2. Jesus My Lord Is Real to Me
  3. Some Sweet Day
  4. Will You Come?

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