Oscar Ahnfelt was born on May 21, 1813, in Sweden, and died on October 22, 1882. He composed music for the hymns of Lina Sandell that was simple and pleasing to Swedish ears. He sang her hymns all over the country with his homemade ten-string guitar, making them very popular.
Hymns he composed include:
William J. Reynolds Companion to Baptist Hymnal. (Nashville, TN; Broadman Press, 1976)