1879–1949
portrait

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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