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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 (11)sort ascendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Whence Jesus came, I cannot tellPhoebe Palmer Knapp (Author)English6
Was meines Gedanken sindMrs. J. F. K. (Author)German2
Time is earnest, passing byMrs. Knapp (Author)English3
Soldiers of the eternal KingJ. F. K. (Author)English1
Por fe contemplo redenciónPhoebe Palmer Knapp (Author)Spanish3
O now I see the crimson wavePhoebe P. Knapp, 1839-1908 (Author)English5
Lead me, lead me, lead me precious SaviorMrs. Jos. F. Knapp (Author)English10
Cristo viene, esto es ciertoPhoebe Knapp (Author)Spanish2
Blooming all for JesusPhoebe Palmer Knapp (Author)2
Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine!Mrs. Joseph F. Knapp (Author)English2
All for Jesus! All for Jesus! All my being's ransomed powersJoseph F. Knapp (Author)English1

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