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Kurt Kaiser

Short Name: Kurt Kaiser
Full Name: Kaiser, Kurt
Birth Year: 1934
Death Year: 2018

Kurt Kaiser was born December 17, 1934, in Chicago. He attended American Conservatory of Music and Northwestern University. He moved to Waco, Texas in 1959 in order to join Word Music, where he later worked as vice president and director of music. He arranged and produced several albums. He composed more than 300 songs, and with Ralph Carmichael developed Christian youth musicals. He was a longtime member of the Seventh & James Baptist Church in Waco, Texas. He later helped start Dayspring Baptist Church in Waco. He was an acclaimed pianist who accompanied George Beverly Shea at Billy Graham crusades. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and was elected to the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He died November 12, 2018, in Waco.

Dianne Shapiro, from obituary in "Baptist Standard" (https://www.baptiststandard.com/news/obituaries/obituary-kurt-kaiser/) and "Gospel Music Hall of Fame" (http://gospelmusichalloffame.org/kurt-kaiser/) accessed 2-8-2019

Wikipedia Biography

Kurt Kaiser (born December 17, 1934) is a songwriter of contemporary Christian music and member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He has produced and arranged albums for the likes of: Kathleen Battle, Ernie Ford, Larnelle Harris, Burl Ives, Ken Medema, Christopher Parkening, George Beverly Shea, Joni Eareckson Tada, Ethel Waters, and Anne Martindale Wiliams. He has recorded sixteen piano solo albums of his own. He won a Dove Award at the 24th GMA Dove Awards in 1993 for his album titled Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs. In 1992 he was the recipient of a Lifetime achievement award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

Texts by Kurt Kaiser (18)sort descendingAsInstances
一點星星之火,可燃起營火興旺 (Yīdiǎn xīngxīng zhī huǒ, kěrán qǐ yínghuǒ xīngwàng)Kurt F. Kaiser (Author)2
شرارة فقطKurt Kaiser (Author)1
Be joyful, joyful, the Lord is aliveKurt Kaiser (Author)3
Con una sola chispa se enciende un fuegoKurt Kaiser (Author)2
¡Cuánto nos ama Jesús!Kurt Kaiser (Author)3
Go now, and live for the SaviorKurt Kaiser (Author)2
He careth for you, He careth for youKurt Kaiser (Author)2
I'll praise the Lord in my houseK.K. (Author)2
It doesn't matter where you've beenK. K. (Author)2
It only takes a spark to get a fire goingKurt Kaiser (Author)25
O how He loves you and meKurt Kaiser (Author)28
Quanto nos ama Jesus!Kurt Frederic Kaiser (Author)2
Reach your hand as far as it goesKurt Kaiser (Author (st. 3))2
The Lord whom we loveKurt Kaiser (Author)2
The moment of truth is here for youK.K. (Author)2
There's a sweet, sweet Spirit in this placeKurt Kaiser (Arranger)1
We cannot give without receivingKurt Kaiser (Author)2
When in the spring the flowers are blooming bright and fairKurt Kaiser (Author)7

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