Phoebe Palmer Knapp

Phoebe Palmer Knapp
Short Name: Phoebe Palmer Knapp
Full Name: Knapp, Phoebe Palmer, 1839-1908
Birth Year: 1839
Death Year: 1908

As a young girl Phoebe Palmer Knapp (b. New York, NY, 1839; d. Poland Springs, ME, 1908) displayed great musical talent; she composed and sang children’s song at an early age. The daughter of the Methodist evangelist Walter C. Palmer, she was married to John Fairfield Knapp at the age of sixteen. Her husband was a founder of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and after his death, she shared her considerable inherited wealth with various charitable organizations. She composed over five hundred gospel songs, of which the tunes for “Blessed Assurance” and “Open the Gates of the Temple” are still popular today.

Bert Polman

Wikipedia Biography

Phoebe Palmer Knapp (March 9, 1839 – July 10, 1908) was an American composer of music for hymns and an organist.

Texts by Phoebe Palmer Knapp (12)AsAuthority LanguagesInstancessort ascending
Lead me, lead me, lead me precious SaviorJoseph F. Knapp (Author)English10
Whence Jesus came, I cannot tellMrs. J. F. K. (Author)English6
O now I see the crimson wavePhoebe Knapp (Author)English5
Por fe contemplo redenciónPhoebe Knapp (Author)Spanish3
Time is earnest, passing byMrs. Knapp (Author)English3
Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine!Mrs. Joseph F. Knapp (Author)English2
Blooming all for JesusPhoebe Palmer Knapp (Author)2
Cristo viene, esto es ciertoPhoebe Knapp (Author)Spanish2
Was meines Gedanken sindMrs. J. F. Knapp (Author)German2
All for Jesus! All for Jesus! All my being's ransomed powersJoseph F. Knapp (Author)English1
Führ' mich, führ' mich, führ' mich, mein ErlöserPhoebe Palmer Knapp (Author)German1
Soldiers of the eternal KingJ. F. K. (Author)English1

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