WELCOME (Sankey)

WELCOME (Sankey)

Composer: Ira David Sankey
Published in 21 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI, Recording

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 Newcastle, 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. T… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Ira David Sankey
Meter: 11.10 with refrain
Incipit: 33335 51111 3617
Key: F Major

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7205
Text: Welcome! Wanderer, Welcome!
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #6021
Text: Из чужого края (In the land of strangers)
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

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Small Church Music #6021Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #7205TextScoreAudio
Include 19 pre-1979 instances



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