May 6, 1888, Melbourne, Australia.

March 20, 1972, Santa Cruz, California.

Tovey studied at the Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Illinois, and the University of Southern California. He taught at the Bible Institute of Los Angeles; Simpson Bible College, Seattle, Washington; and the Western Bible Institute, Denver, Colorado. He also served as pastor of the First Baptist Church in Montebello, California, and founded the Sacred Music Foundation. His works include:

  1. Behold the Lamb of God!
  2. Come to Me and Rest
  3. Full Surrender, A
  4. Give Me a Passion for Souls
  5. God’s Matchless Grace
  6. God’s Wonderful Grace
  7. If You Would Think Tonight!
  8. Jesus Calls the Boys and Girls
  9. Jesus Is a Friend of Mine
  10. Jesus Is Real and Precious to Me
  11. One Day Thru My Tears
  12. Sinner’s Hope, The
  13. Through Jesus’ Blood
  14. ’Tis the Voice of Jesus
  15. Weighed Before God
  16. Wonderful Book, The
  17. Yield Now to God
  1. Day of All Days, The
  2. Make Jesus Glad
  3. With My Savior Glorified