November 27, 1891, Berne, Indiana.

December 31, 1951, Glen­dale, Cal­i­for­nia.


Roth attended the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Bible School and the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. He worked with traveling evangelist tours, and was a music teacher at the Alliance Bible schools in St. Paul, Minnesota, and New York City; the Bible Institute, Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia; Baptist Theological College; and City College of Los An­ge­les. His Ecclesia Choir toured throughout America in 1931. He wrote over 100 hymns, and a number of anthems.

  1. Come unto Me, Said Jesus
  2. Dear and Ever Near
  3. Dear Lord, I Place My Hand in Thine
  4. End of the Road, The
  5. He Did Not Die in Vain
  6. His Love Is Like a River Flowing
  7. How Can I Help but Love Him?
  8. I Have a Song That Jesus Gave Me
  9. In the Dawn of Eternal Day
  10. Jesus Left the Splendent Realms of Glory
  11. List to the Savior’s Pleading Voice
  12. My Rich Domain
  13. Out in the Fields All Golden
  14. Pilgrim Road, The
  15. There Is Music in My Heart Today
  16. Walking with my Savior I Have Joy Today
  17. We Would Be the Sunshine Makers
  18. What a Sacred Hour When I Felt His Power
  19. Workers for Jesus