Charles Albert Tindley

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Birthday
7, 1851
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jul 26, 1933 (82)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1851
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Jul 26, 1933 (82)

About

American Methodist minister and gospel music composer who is considered one of the founding fathers of American gospel music. He was frequently referred to as "The Prince of Preachers".

Before Fame

He educated himself and became a Methodist minister.

Trivia

He grew up during the Civil War and afterwards, he moved to Philadelphia.

Family Life

His father was a slave, and his mother was free.

Associated With

He was a gospel composer, while Marvin Sapp was a gospel singer.