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Be Joyful

Be joyful, joyful, the Lord is alive

Author: Kurt Kaiser
Tune: BE JOYFUL
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Kurt Kaiser

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… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Be joyful, joyful, the Lord is alive
Title: Be Joyful
Author: Kurt Kaiser
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Copyright: © 1979 WORD MUSIC (a div. of WORD, INC.)

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Audio

The Celebration Hymnal #363

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #223

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