The King’s College Victory March

Youth looking upward and onward today

Author: Wm. M. Runyan
Tune: [Youth looking upward and onward today]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Wm. M. Runyan

William M. Runyan (1870-1957) was an Christian composer from the United States who wrote the music to the well-known hymn "Great Is Thy Faithfulness." William Marion Runyan was born in Marion, New York in 1870 to a Methodist minister Rev. William White and his wife Hannah (Orcutt) Runyan. As a youth, Runyan served as a church organist and graduated from Marion High School in Marion, Kansas. Runyan attended Northwestern University for three years from 1895 to 1898 and was ordained as a Methodist minister at age twenty-one and then pastored various congregations in Kansas. Starting in 1915 Runyan began writing gospel songs with the encouragement of D.B. Towner of the Moody Bible Institute. In 1923 Runyan moved from Wichita to Chicago. From… Go to person page >

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First Line: Youth looking upward and onward today
Title: The King’s College Victory March
Author: Wm. M. Runyan
Language: English
Refrain First Line: On to victory, we'll upward, onward go
Publication Date: 1939
Copyright: 1938 by Percy B. Crawford

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The King's Songs #38

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