Andrew Donaldson

Andrew Donaldson
Short Name: Andrew Donaldson
Full Name: Donaldson, Andrew, 1951-
Birth Year: 1951

Andrew Donaldson, a composer and church musician, grew up in northern Ontario, Canada. He attended Glendon College, York University in Toronto, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974. He went on to study classical guitar performance at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, receiving its ARCT (Associate of Royal Conservatory Teachers) degree in 1979. Since then he has worked as a composer and performer in many contexts, in both French and English.

Andrew co-edited the Book of Praise (1997), Presbyterian Church in Canada, with Donald Anderson. Their company, Binary Editions, continues to administer copyright for the PCC.

In 2007 he was made a Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, by Knox College of the University of Toronto, for his body of work in congregational song in the Presbyterian Church in Canada.

In 2011 Andrew and his wife, Wendy, moved to Geneva, Switzerland where Andrew works as a worship consultant to the World Council of Churches.

--Submitted by Andrew and Wendy Donaldson, 13 August 2013

Texts by Andrew Donaldson (41)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A bush bursts into flameAndrew Donaldson (Author)English2
A new commandment I give unto youAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Translator)English1
"Abba, Abba, hear us," we cryAndrew Donaldson, b. 1951 (Author)4
All gain that once was mineAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Paraphraser)2
Although I speak with angels' tongueAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Paraphraser)English4
As a hart longs for flowing streamsAndrew Donaldson (Author)2
Better take shelter, better take shelterAndrew Donaldson (Author)English2
"Come, know my joy," the Maker saysAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Author)English3
Depuis plus de quatre mille ansAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Translator (English))French1
Go to dark GethsemaneAndrew Donaldson (b. 1951) (Alterer)English3
Heaven and earth make known God's powerAndrew Donaldson, b. 1951 (Translator)2
Miren qué bueno es cuando los creyentes están juntosAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Translator)Spanish1
I love the Lord because my GodAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Paraphraser)English2
La profética anunciaciónAndrew Donaldson, b. 1951 (Translator (English))Spanish1
Les cieux et la terre célèbrent en choeur (We praise you Creator, in earth, sea and skyAndrew Donaldson (Translator (into English))English, French3
May the God of hope go with us every dayAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Translator (French))English1
[Our Father in Heaven] (Donaldson)Andrew Donaldson (Composer)1
Our mouth was filled with laughterAndrew Donaldson (Author)English2
Palana, poshana, pranam, nive (Breathgiver, healer, you are light and radiance)Andrew Donaldson (English Paraphraser)Telugu, English2
Praise, my soul, the God who crowns youAndrew Donaldson (Paraphraser)2
Que esta iglesia sea un árbol en el fondo de tu casa (May this church be like a tree behind your house, there in your garden)Andrew Donaldson (Translator)English, Spanish2
Reamo leboga (To God our thanks we give)Andrew Donaldson (Author (alternate English text))English, French, si'Tswana, Tswana1
Silent waters rocking on the morning of our birthAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Arranger)English1
Ta parole est murmure (Your Word is a murm’ring)Andrew Donaldson (Adapter)French2
That day in JerusalemAndrew Donaldson (Author)English2
[This One Thing I Do (Donaldson)]Andrew Donaldson (Author)English2
Time propels us like a currentAndrew Donaldson (Author)2
I depend upon your faithfulness (Tu fidelidad es grande) Andrew Donaldson (Translator)English, Spanish6
We are God's people, the sheep of God's pastureAndrew Donaldson (Paraphraser)English2
Siyahamb' ekukhanyen' kwenknos' Andrew Donaldson, 1951- (Translator (French))Xhosa1
We danced for joyAndrew Donaldson (Author)English2
We will go out with joy in the SpiritAndrew Donaldson (Author)2
When the Spirit of the Lord moves in my soulAndrew J. Donaldson, 1951- (Translator (French))English1
Who made the earth and the heaven?Andrew Donaldson, 1951- (Author)2
Why do the powerful have it so good? (Why do I stand God?)Andrew Donaldson (Author)2
With astonishment, fear, and wonderAndrew Donaldson (Author)2
With my voice aloneAndrew Donaldson (Translator)English2
Wordless, ancient earth's foundationsAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Author)2
You are author and Lord of creationAndrew Donaldson, 1951- (Translator (French))English1
You moved on the watersAndrew Donaldson (Translator (into French))English2
You thirsty ones, come to the spring!Andrew Donaldson (Author)English3
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