[I want to be a soul winner]

[I want to be a soul winner]

Composer: J. W. Ferrill
Published in 13 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Composer: J. W. Ferrill

Born: October 31, 1879, Texas. Died: May 13, 1975, Park Place Nursing Home, Mart, Texas. Buried: Faulkenberry Cemetery, Groesbeck, Texas. James W. Ferrill was born on Oct. 31, 1879, and raised on a farm at Davis Prairie near Thornton in Limestone County, TX, outside of Grosbeck and about thirty miles east of Waco. His family were members of the church of Christ, and he became a Christian too. At about age fifteen he began his study of music under J. E. Thomas and Franklin L. Eiland. After graduating from North Texas Normal College at Denton, TX, where he received his teacher’s degree, he began conducting singing schools with his first one at Forace Chapel near Grosbeck in 1901. Continuing to teach singing schools regularly fr… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [I want to be a soul winner]
Composer: J. W. Ferrill
Incipit: 55551 33321 21655
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



The Cyber Hymnal #10593
Text: A Soul Winner For Jesus
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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #302

Sacred Selections for the Church #93

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Soul-stirring Songs and Hymns (Rev. ed.) #392


The Cyber Hymnal #10593

Include 9 pre-1979 instances
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