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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

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William James Kirkpatrick (27 February 1838 – 20 September 1921) was an American hymnwriter of Irish birth.

Texts by William J. Kirkpatrick (58)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
ضيعت يا ربي الهناWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Arabic1
إسمع لداع يهيب بكاWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Arabic1
請聽!耶穌腳步聲 (Qǐng tīng! Yēsū jiǎobù shēng)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Chinese2
我正流蕩遠離天父 (Wǒ zhèng liúdàng yuǎnlí tiān fù)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Chinese2
A Te, Signor, ci rivolgiam—Apri il nostro cuorWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Italian2
Away in a manger, no crib for a bedWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English3
Beautiful day, lovely thy lightW. J. K. (Author)14
Come, come to the Savior, weary wandering soulWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English2
Coming home, coming homeWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English1
De Dios vagaba lejos yoWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Spanish2
Escuchad, pues cercano hoy se encuentra JesúsWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Spanish2
Eternamente nos puede salvarWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Spanish2
Fr'lsad fullkomligt, min Herres jag arWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)3
Gar weit verirrt war ich von GottWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)German1
Gar weit von Gott war ich entfloh'nWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)German1
Go preach to every creatureWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
Hallelujah, praise Jehovah, From the heavens praise His nameWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Adapter)English3
Hear the footsteps of JesusW. J. K. (Author)English54
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)English4
I have found a precious Friend, on whose word my hopes dependW. J. K. (Author)English14
I have labored for thee, O sinW. J. K. (Author)6
I hope to meet you all in gloryW. J. Kirkpartick (Author)English1
I want to do my Master's willWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English3
I'll sing of Jesus' wondrous love, and what He's done for meW. J. K. (Author)English4
I've wandered far away from GodW. J. K. (Author)English252
Jesus, my Savior, is all things to me, O what a wonderful Savior is HeW. J. K. (Author)English33
Jesus, Savior, great exampleW. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English26
Just as Thou wilt, Lord, thisWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
Let the redeemed of the Lord say so (Kirkpatrick)W. J. K. (Author)2
Like a lost sheep on the mountain astrayW. J. Kilpatrick (Author)English3
Muy lejos yo vagué de DiosWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Spanish3
My Father's voice was callingW. J. K. (Author)2
Nuestra vida acabaráWilliam J. Kirkpatrick, s. 19 (Author)Spanish3
O Brothers in the Church of JesusW. J. K. (Author)English3
O for a soul, aglow with loveWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)16
O, hør Frelserens fodtrinWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Norwegian2
I left it all with Jesus, long agoW. J. K. (Adapter)English2
O Jesus, Thou Shepherd divine!Wm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author (attributed to))English1
Over squandered wealth and wasted yearsWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English1
Praise the Lord, sing hallelujah, From the heavens praise God's nameWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Adapter)English, Spanish2
Que mi vida entera estéWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author (coro))Spanish5
Redeemed, how I love to proclaim itWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English1
Saved to the uttermost: I am the Lord'sW. J. K. (Author)English130
Savior, who in love divineKirkpatrick (Author)5
Sweetly I'm resting in Jesus, trusting my Savior and LordW. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English6
Take my life and let it beW. J. K. (Author (Chorus))English15
The comforter is here todayW. J. K. (Author)3
There's a firm sheltering rock, and a strong fortress towerW. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)11
There's a land, beautiful land, just beyondWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
To the cross of Christ, my SaviorWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English22
Vom Heiland irrte ich so weitWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)German2
Weary pilgrim on life's pathwayW. J. K. (Author)English24
Weary with walking aloneWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English1
What are the words that we must say?William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English6
Who, who is He? who, who is He that overcomethWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English14
耶穌,我救主,祂是我一切 (Yēsū, wǒ jiù zhǔ, tā shì wǒ yīqiè)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Chinese2

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