William J. Kirkpatrick

William J. Kirkpatrick
Short Name: William J. Kirkpatrick
Full Name: Kirkpatrick, William J. (William James), 1838-1921
Birth Year: 1838
Death Year: 1921

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.

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Wikipedia Biography

William James Kirkpatrick (27 February 1838 – 20 September 1921) was an American hymnwriter of Irish birth. He partnered with John R. Sweney to produce and publish over 1,000 gospel hymn songs and over sixty hymnal books.

Texts by William J. Kirkpatrick (61)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A Te, Signor, ci rivolgiam—Apri il nostro cuorWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Italian2
إسمع لداع يهيب بكاWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Arabic1
Away in a manger, no crib for a bedWilliam James Kirkpatrick (Author)English3
Beautiful day, lovely thy lightW. J. K. (Author)English17
Come, come to the Savior, weary wandering soulWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English2
Coming home, coming homeWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English1
De Dios vagaba lejos yoWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Spanish2
ضيعت يا ربي الهناWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Arabic1
Escuchad, pues cercano hoy se encuentra JesúsWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Spanish2
Eternamente nos puede salvarWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Spanish2
Fr'lsad fullkomligt, min Herres jag arWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)3
Gar weit verirrt war ich von GottWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)German1
Gar weit von Gott war ich entfloh'nWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)German1
Go preach to every creatureW. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English2
Hallelujah, praise Jehovah, From the heavens praise His nameWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Adapter)English4
Hear the footsteps of JesusW. J. K. (Author)English59
Help me, help me, precious SaviorWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)1
I am looking, Lord, to TheeWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English4
I bring to Thee, my Savior, My weak and wandering heartWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English5
I have found a precious Friend, on whose word my hopes dependW. J. K. (Author)English15
I have labored for thee, O sinW. J. K. (Author)English9
I left it all with Jesus, long agoW. J. K. (Arranger)English3
I want to do my Master's willW. J. K. (Author)English3
Ich wanderte weit weg von GottWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)German1
I'll sing of Jesus' wondrous love, and what He's done for meW. J. K. (Author)English4
I've wandered far away from GodW. J. K. (Author)English287
Jesus ist alles in allem für michWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)German2
Jesus, my Savior, is all things to me, O what a wonderful Savior is HeW. J. K. (Author)English36
Jesus, Savior, great exampleW. J. K. (Author)English30
Just as Thou wilt, Lord, thisWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
Let the redeemed of the Lord say so (Kirkpatrick)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)2
Like a lost sheep on the mountain astrayW. J. K. (Author)English3
Muy lejos yo vagué de DiosWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Spanish3
My Father's voice was callingWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English2
Nimetembelea mbali, Sasa narudiWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Swahili1
Nuestra vida acabaráWilliam J. Kirkpatrick, s. 19 (Author)Spanish3
O Brothers in the Church of JesusW. J. K. (Author)English4
O for a soul, aglow with loveWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English17
O, hør Frelserens fodtrinWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Norwegian2
O Jesus, Thou Shepherd divine! (Chorus)Wm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author (attributed to))English1
O land of rest, for thee I sighW. J. K. (Arr.)English1
Praise the Lord, sing hallelujah, From the heavens praise God's nameWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Adapter)English2
Precious, gentle, Holy Jesus (Chorus)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English1
請聽!耶穌腳步聲 (Qǐng tīng! Yēsū jiǎobù shēng)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Chinese2
Que mi vida entera estéWilliam Kirkpatrick (Coro)Spanish5
Saved to the uttermost: I am the Lord'sW. J. K. (Author)English143
Savior, who in love divineW. J. K. (Arranger)English3
Sweetly I'm resting in Jesus, trusting my Savior and LordWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English7
Take my life and let it beW. J. K. (Author (Chorus))English21
The comforter is here todayWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)3
There's a firm sheltering rock, and a strong fortress towerW. J. K. (Author)English11
There's a land, beautiful land, just beyondWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English5
To the cross of Christ, my SaviorW. J. K. (Author)English24
Unser Heiland kommt ebenWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)German1
Vom Heiland irrte ich so weitWm. J. Kirkpatrick (Author)German2
Weary pilgrim on life's pathwayW. J. K. (Author)English27
Weary with walking aloneWilliam J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English1
What are the words that we must say?William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)English6
Who, who is he? who, who is he that overcomethW. J. K. (Author)English15
我正流蕩遠離天父 (Wǒ zhèng liúdàng yuǎnlí tiān fù)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Chinese2
耶穌,我救主,祂是我一切 (Yēsū, wǒ jiù zhǔ, tā shì wǒ yīqiè)William J. Kirkpatrick (Author)Chinese2

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