Bentley DeForest Ackley (September 27, 1872, Spring Hill, Pennsylvania – September 3, 1958, Winona Lake, Indiana) was an American musician and gospel composer. His brother Alfred Henry "A. H." Ackley (January 21, 1887 – July 3, 1960) composed with him, and is credited with the popular hymn He Lives. As a young man, B. D. had already learned several instruments, including the melodeon, piano, cornet, clarinet and piccolo. After moving to New York City in 1888, he began playing the organ in churches.

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  • Bentley DeForest « B. D. » Ackley (né le 27 septembre 1872 à Spring Hill, Pennsylvanie, et décédé le 3 septembre 1958 à Winona Lake, Indiana) est un compositeur américain, connu pour ses gospels. (fr)
  • Bentley DeForest Ackley (September 27, 1872, Spring Hill, Pennsylvania – September 3, 1958, Winona Lake, Indiana) was an American musician and gospel composer. His brother Alfred Henry "A. H." Ackley (January 21, 1887 – July 3, 1960) composed with him, and is credited with the popular hymn He Lives. As a young man, B. D. had already learned several instruments, including the melodeon, piano, cornet, clarinet and piccolo. After moving to New York City in 1888, he began playing the organ in churches. (en)
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  • Bentley DeForest « B. D. » Ackley (né le 27 septembre 1872 à Spring Hill, Pennsylvanie, et décédé le 3 septembre 1958 à Winona Lake, Indiana) est un compositeur américain, connu pour ses gospels. (fr)
  • Bentley DeForest Ackley (September 27, 1872, Spring Hill, Pennsylvania – September 3, 1958, Winona Lake, Indiana) was an American musician and gospel composer. His brother Alfred Henry "A. H." Ackley (January 21, 1887 – July 3, 1960) composed with him, and is credited with the popular hymn He Lives. As a young man, B. D. had already learned several instruments, including the melodeon, piano, cornet, clarinet and piccolo. After moving to New York City in 1888, he began playing the organ in churches. (en)
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