[When storms of life are round me beating]

[When storms of life are round me beating]

Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick (1904)
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Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick

William J. Kirkpatrick (b. Duncannon, PA, 1838; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1921) received his musical training from his father and several other private teachers. A carpenter by trade, he engaged in the furniture business from 1862 to 1878. He left that profession to dedicate his life to music, serving as music director at Grace Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Kirkpatrick compiled some one hundred gospel song collections; his first, Devotional Melodies (1859), was published when he was only twenty-one years old. Many of these collections were first published by the John Hood Company and later by Kirkpatrick's own Praise Publishing Company, both in Philadelphia. Bert Polman Go to person page >

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Title: [When storms of life are round me beating]
Composer: William J. Kirkpatrick (1904)
Meter: D
Incipit: 51111 31356 55553
Key: F Major
Copyright: Public Domain


Alone With God

When storms of life are round me beating,
When rough the path that I have trod,
Within my closet door retreating,
I love to be alone with God.

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The Cyber Hymnal #132
Text: Alone with God
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