Ira Bishop Wilson, 1880-1950
Born: September 6, 1880, Bedford, Iowa.
Died: April 3, 1950, Los Angeles, California.
Buried: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California.
Pseudonym: Fred B. Holton.
Wilson’s sister taught him to play the violin and organ while still at home. Around 1902, Ira began studies at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois. In 1905, he went to work for the Lorenz Publishing Company in Dayton, Ohio. His compositions appeared in The Choir Leader and The Choir Herald; he also served as editor in chief of The Volunteer Choir.
His works include:
The King’s Message, with Edmund Lorenz (N… Go to person page >