[Why waitest thou, O burdened soul]

[Why waitest thou, O burdened soul]

Composer: Ira D. Sankey
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Ira D. 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 >

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Title: [Why waitest thou, O burdened soul]
Composer: Ira D. Sankey
Incipit: 55334 32217 46765
Copyright: Public Domain


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Christian Endeavor Edition of Sacred Songs No. 1 #251

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