Composer: Ira David Sankey
Published in 2 hymnals

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Composer: Ira David Sankey

Sankey, Ira David, was born in Edinburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1840, of Methodist parents. About 1856 he removed with his parents to New Castle, Pennsylvania, where he became a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Four years afterwards he became the Superintendent of a large Sunday School in which he commenced his career of singing sacred songs and solos. Mr. Moody met with him and heard him sing at the International Convention of the Young Men's Christian Association, at Indianapolis, and through Mr. Moody's persuasion he joined him in his work at Chicago. After some two or three years' work in Chicago, they sailed for England on June 7, 1872, and held their first meeting at York a short time afterwards, only eight persons being present.… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Ira David Sankey
Meter: D
Incipit: 53326 71513 53634
Key: F♯ Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Organ Solo

  • 8 New Sounds for Old Favorites: Preludes
    Composer/Editor Beverly E. Blessing
    Published By: Deerfield Publishing (1997) pp. 8

Piano Solo

  • Grand Hymns of the Faith: 10 Expressive Arrangements of Favorite Hymns
    Composer/Editor Kenon D. Renfrow
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2003) pp. 37
  • Don Wyrtzen Piano
    Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1994) pp. 18
  • Fairest Lord Jesus: Piano Preludes
    Composer/Editor Ron Boud
    Published By: Broadman Press (1978) pp. 24


The Cyber Hymnal #2475
Text: How Lovely on the Mountain
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The Cyber Hymnal #2475

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