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William J. Kirkpatrick

William J. Kirkpatrick
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Short Name: William J. Kirkpatrick
Full Name: Kirkpatrick, William J. (William James), 1838-1921
Birth Year: 1838
Death Year: 1921

William J. Kirkpatrick (b. Duncannon, PA, 1838; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1921) received his musical training from his father and several other private teachers. A carpenter by trade, he engaged in the furniture business from 1862 to 1878. He left that profession to dedicate his life to music, serving as music director at Grace Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Kirkpatrick compiled some one hundred gospel song collections; his first, Devotional Melodies (1859), was published when he was only twenty-one years old. Many of these collections were first published by the John Hood Company and later by Kirkpatrick's own Praise Publishing Company, both in Philadelphia.

Bert Polman

Wikipedia Biography

William James Kirkpatrick (February 27, 1838 – September 20, 1921) was born in Duncannon, Pennsylvania to a schoolteacher and musician, Thomas Kirkpatrick. He was exposed to and given formal training in music at a very young age. In 1854, he moved to Philadelphia to study music and carpentry. It was here that he studied vocal music under Professor T. Bishop. Kirkpatrick was a versatile musician playing the cello, fife, flute, organ, and violin. He joined the Harmonia and the Haydn Sacred Music Societies where he was exposed to many great composers. In 1855, he became involved in the Wharton Street Methodist Episcopal Church serving the choir with his musical talent and teaching Sunday school.

Texts by William J. Kirkpatrick (50)sort descendingAsInstances
耶穌,我救主,祂是我一切 (Yēsū, wǒ jiù zhǔ, tā shì wǒ yīqiè)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
我正流蕩遠離天父 (Wǒ zhèng liúdàng yuǎnlí tiān fù)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
請聽!耶穌腳步聲 (Qǐng tīng! Yēsū jiǎobù shēng)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
إسمع لداع يهيب بكاWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)1
ضيعت يا ربي الهناWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)1
Away in a manger, no crib for a bedWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)3
Beautiful day, lovely thy lightWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)15
Come, come to the Savior (Kirkpatrick)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
Coming home, coming homeWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)1
Fr'lsad fullkomligt, min Herres jag arWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)3
Go preach to every creatureWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
Hallelujah, praise Jehovah, From the heavens praise His nameW. J. K. (Arranger)2
Hear the footsteps of JesusW. J. K. (Author)45
Help me, help me, precious SaviorWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)1
I am looking, Lord, to theeWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)5
I bring to Thee, my Savior, My weak and wandering heartW. J. K. (Author)4
I have found a precious Friend, on whose wordW. J. K. (Author)13
I have labored for thee, O sinWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)6
I hope to meet you all in gloryW. J. Kirkpartick (Author)1
I'll sing of Jesus' wondrous love, and whatWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)4
I've wandered far away from GodWilliam James Kirkpatrick, 1838-1921 (Author)187
Jesus, my Savior, is all things to me, O whatW. J. K. (Author)27
Jesus, Savior, great exampleW. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)26
Just as Thou wilt, Lord, thisWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
Let the redeemed of the Lord say so (Kirkpatrick)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
Like a lost sheep on the mountain astrayW. J. K. (Author)3
My Father's voice was callingW. J. K. (Author)2
Nuestra vida acabaráWilliam Kirkpatrick (Author)3
O for a soul, aglow with loveW. J. K. (Author)15
O, hør Frelserens fodtrinWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
I left it all with JesusW. J. K. (Adapter)1
O Jesus, Thou Shepherd divine!Wm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author (attributed to))1
O'er squander'd wealth and wasted yearsWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)1
Praise the Lord, sing hallelujah, From the heavens praise God's nameWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Adapter)1
Que mi vida entera estéWilliam Kirkpatrick (Coro)4
Redeemed, how I love to proclaim itWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)1
Saved to the uttermost: I am the Lord'sW.J. Kirkpatrick (Author)119
Savior, who in love divineKirkpatrick (Author)5
Sweetly I'm resting in JesusW. J. K. (Author)3
Take my life and let it beWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)10
The comforter is here todayWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)3
There stands upon the landing placeWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)1
There's a firm sheltering rock, and a strong fortress towerW. J. K. (Author)11
There's a land, beautiful land, just beyondW. J. K. (Author)2
To the cross of Christ, my SaviorW. J. K. (Author)22
Vom Heiland irrte ich so weitW. J. K. (Author)2
Weary pilgrim on life's pathwayW J. K. (Author)23
Weary with walking aloneWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)1
What are the words that we must sayWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)6
Who, who is he, who, who is he that overcomethW. J. K. (Author)14

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