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Andrew Donaldson

Andrew Donaldson
Short Name: Andrew Donaldson
Full Name: Donaldson, Andrew, 1951-
Birth Year: 1951

Andrew Donaldson, a composer and church musician, grew up in northern Ontario, Canada. He attended Glendon College, York University in Toronto, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974. He went on to study classical guitar performance at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, receiving its ARCT (Associate of Royal Conservatory Teachers) degree in 1979. Since then he has worked as a composer and performer in many contexts, in both French and English.

Andrew co-edited the Book of Praise (1997), Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Donald Anderson. Their company, Binary Editions, continues to administer copyright for the PCC.

In 2007 he was made a Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, by Knox College of the University of Toronto, for his body of work in congregational song in the Presbyterian Church in Canada.

In 2011 Andrew and his wife, Wendy, moved to Geneva, Switzerland where Andrew works as a worship consultant to the World Council of Churches.

--Submitted by Andrew and Wendy Donaldson, 13 August 2013


Texts by Andrew Donaldson (23)sort descendingAsInstances
[A Bush Bursts into Flame]Andrew Donaldson (Author)2
"Abba, Abba, hear us," we cryAndrew Donaldson, b. 1951 (Author)3
Although I speak with angels' tongueAndrew Donaldson (Author)3
As a hart longs for flowing streamsAndrew Donaldson (Author)2
Better take shelter, better take shelterAndrew Donaldson (Author)2
[Come, know my joy, the Maker says]Andrew Donaldson (Author)2
Go to dark GethsemaneAndrew Donaldson (b. 1951) (Alterer)1
Heaven and earth make known God's powerAndrew Donaldson, b. 1951 (Translator)2
I depend upon your faithfulness (Tu fidelidad es grande) Andrew Donaldson (Translator)4
La profética anunciación (Faithful sages through ages long)Andrew Donaldson, b. 1951 (Translator (English))2
Les cieux et la terre célèbrent en choeur (We praise you Creator, in earth, sea and skyAndrew Donaldson (Translator (into English))2
[O God, Our Father in Heaven]Andrew Donaldson (Arranger)2
[Our Father in Heaven] (Donaldson)Andrew Donaldson (Composer)1
Our mouth was filled with laughterAndrew Donaldson (Author)2
Reamo leboga (To God our thanks we give)Andrew Donaldson (Author (alternate English text))1
Silent waters rocking on the morning of our birthAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Arranger)1
[That day in Jerusalem]Andrew Donaldson (Author)2
[This One Thing I Do (Donaldson)]Andrew Donaldson (Author)2
We danced for joyAndrew Donaldson (Author)2
We will go out with joy in the SpiritAndrew Donaldson (Author)2
Why do the powerful have it so good? (Why do I stand God?)Andrew Donaldson (Author)2
You moved on the watersAndrew Donaldson (Translator (into French))1
You thirsty ones, come to the spring!Andrew Donaldson (Author)2
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