Ira Allan Sankey, 1874-1915
Born: August 30, 1874, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Died: December 30, 1915, United States.
Son of Ira Sankey, Allen studied civil engineering and architecture at Princeton University, graduating in 1897. In 1898, he became president of the Biglow & Main music publishers in New York City. He also served as vice-president of the Leeds and Catlin Phonograph Company, and on the Advisory Board of the Greenich Bank.
His works include:
The Male Quartette, with George Stebbins
Best Endeavor Hymns, with John Clements (New York: The Biglow & Main Co., 1907)
Hallowed Hymns, New and Old (Chicago, Illin… Go to person page >
Tune Title: [Never be sad or desponding]First Line: Never be sad or despondingComposer: Ira A. SankeyMeter: 184.108.40.206 RKey: B♭ MajorSource: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Never_Give_Up); The Cyber Hymnal (http://www.hymntime.com/tch/htm/n/e/nevergup.htm)