Phoebe Palmer Knapp

Phoebe Palmer Knapp
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Short Name: Phoebe Palmer Knapp
Full Name: Knapp, Phoebe Palmer, 1839-1908
Birth Year: 1839
Death Year: 1908

As a young girl Phoebe Palmer Knapp (b. New York, NY, 1839; d. Poland Springs, ME, 1908) displayed great musical talent; she composed and sang children’s song at an early age. The daughter of the Methodist evangelist Walter C. Palmer, she was married to John Fairfield Knapp at the age of sixteen. Her husband was a founder of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and after his death, she shared her considerable inherited wealth with various charitable organizations. She composed over five hundred gospel songs, of which the tunes for “Blessed Assurance” and “Open the Gates of the Temple” are still popular today.

Bert Polman

Wikipedia Biography

Phoebe Palmer Knapp (March 9, 1839 – July 10, 1908) was an American composer of music for hymns and an organist.

Texts by Phoebe Palmer Knapp (9)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
All for Jesus! All for Jesus! All my being's ransomed powersJoseph F. Knapp (Author)English1
Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine!Mrs. Joseph F. Knapp (Author)English1
Blooming all for JesusMrs. Jos. F. Knapp (Author)2
Cristo viene, esto es ciertoPhoebe Knapp (Author)Spanish2
Lead me, lead me, lead me precious SaviorJoseph F. Knapp (Author)10
O now I see the crimson wavePhoebe P. Knapp, 1839-1908 (Author)English5
Por fe contemplo redenciónPhoebe Knapp (Author)Spanish3
Was meines Gedanken sindMrs. J. F. K. (Author)German2
Whence Jesus came, I cannot tellMrs. J. F. K. (Author)4

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