1843-1926

August 3, 1843, Berne, New York.

February 18, 1926, Breakabeen, New York.

Breakabeen Cemetery, Breakabeen, New York.

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Rosecrans studied at the Baxter University of Music in Friendship, New York. After teaching for two years, he joined the Fillmore Brothers Music House in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of 1880, he was teaching music in Douglas County, Colorado. In 1884, was an evangelist in California, and later was associated with evangelistic efforts in Texas, and taught music and Bible at Carlton College in Bonham, Texas. He published over 20 music collections in his lifetime. His works include:

  1. All for Jesus
  2. Blessings over There
  3. By the Faith of the Blest
  4. Children, Hear the Savior Calling
  5. Every Hour of Every Day
  6. Flowing Fountain, The
  7. Happy Little Children
  8. Have You Heard the Sweet Story of Jesus?
  9. I Gave My Life for Thee
  10. Like Jesus
  11. Sweet Were the Tears That Once Shed
  12. Take the Praise We Bring Thee, Lord
  13. Bible, the Bible, from Heaven, The
  14. ’Tis Sweet to Know the Way Is Bright
  15. We Have Entered the Kingdom of Light
  16. Ever Blessèd Savior
  17. Welcome for All, A
  18. What Can I Do?
  19. Work, Children, Work
  1. Brazos
  2. Ferrara
  3. He Is Risen
  4. Holmby Hills
  5. Jesus Is Calling Today
  6. Little Feet, Be Careful
  7. Maricopa
  8. My New Name
  9. Nigeria
  10. Olvera Street
  11. Redondo
  12. Rock and the Sand, The
  13. Rosecrans
  14. Saipan
  15. San Andreas
  16. Saskatchewan
  17. There Is a Habitation
  18. What a Morning That Will Be