Inductees Archive

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Homer Rodeheaver

Homer Rodeheaver was president of Rodeheaver, Hall-Mack Co., Winona Lake, Indiana and was the first man to conduct a community sing program on radio – NBC and CBS networks. He was music director with Billy Sunday in Evangelistic campaigns from 1909 to 1931. He toured the world with evangelist W.E. Biederwolf. He founded a summer school of music at Winona Lake and the Rodeheaver Boys’ ranch at Palatka, Florida. he is the author of several books and composed many gospel songs.

 

Induction Year

1973

 

Colleagues

Billy Sunday, with whom he toured as Music Director

 

Company

Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Company

 

Significant Songs

  • “The Old Rugged Cross”
  • “In the Garden”

 

Video

Homer A. Rodeheaver singing “An Evening Prayer”

 

 

Homer A. Rodeheaver singing “The Unclouded Day”