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Ira B. Wilson
Short Name: Ira B. Wilson
Full Name: Wilson, Ira B., 1880-1950
Birth Year: 1880
Death Year: 1950

Ira Bishop Wilson, 1880-1950

Born: Sep­tem­ber 6, 1880, Bed­ford, Io­wa.
Died: Ap­ril 3, 1950, Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia.
Buried: For­est Lawn Me­mor­i­al Park, Glen­dale, Cal­i­for­nia.

Pseudonym: Fred B. Hol­ton.

Wilson’s sis­ter taught him to play the vi­o­lin and or­gan while still at home. Around 1902, Ira be­gan stu­dies at the Moo­dy Bi­ble In­sti­tute in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. In 1905, he went to work for the Lorenz Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny in Day­ton, Ohio. His com­po­si­tions ap­peared in The Choir Lead­er and The Choir Her­ald; he al­so served as ed­it­or in chief of The Vol­un­teer Choir.

His works in­clude:
The King’s Mes­sage, with Ed­mund Lo­renz (New York: Lo­renz Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1910)
The Be­gin­ners’ Choir, with Ed­mund Lor­enz (Day­ton, Ohio: Lor­enz Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1911)
Praise Ye, a Col­lect­ion of Sac­red Songs, with Ed­mund Lor­enz (New York: Lor­enz Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1913)
His Worthy Praise, with Ed­mund Lor­enz (Day­ton, Ohio: Lor­enz Pub­lish­ing Com­pa­ny, 1915)

Hall, pp. 413-5

Go For­ward to Con­quer
Look Above
Make Me a Bless­ing © 1924
My Sav­ior’s Voice
This Won­der­ful Christ Is Mine
Trustingly Fol­low

Across the Temp­led Hills
Angels’ Chor­us, The
Christ Is Born
Christ the Lord Is Born
Christmas Lull­a­by
Exalt the King
Give Praise
God Is Good­ness, God Is Love
God Is So Good
He Arose To­day
His Love Is Al­ways True
Jesus Wants Us to Help
Joy to the World
Loving Je­sus Christ
Marching For­ward
May God De­pend on You?
Night of Nights
O Star of Match­less Splen­dor
On Cal­va­ry’s Cross One Day
Out in the High­ways and By­ways of Life
Rejoice! Re­joice!
Ring, Sweet Bells
Song of the Morn­ing, The
Stars of De­cem­ber
Walking with Je­sus
Was There Ev­er a Friend So True?
We Come To­day
What Do the Flow­ers Say?
Who Will Our Pi­lot Be?
Win One

Hymnals by Ira B. Wilson (19)sort descendingAsPublication Year
All HailI. B. Wilson (Editor)1932
His Worthy PraiseI. B. Wilson (Editor)1915
Men's Gospel Quartets: A collection of Gospel Songs composed and arranged for the use of Men's Choirs, Men's Choruses or Men's QuartetsIra B. Wilson (Editor)1913
Morning Voices (Festal Days No.96)I. B. Wilson (Editor)1906
New Gospel Quartets for Men's VoicesIra B. Wilson (Editor)1923
Praise Ye: a Collection of Sacred SongsIra B. Wilson (Editor)1913
Sons of Praise: a collection of Gospel songs for men's voicesIra B. Wilson (Editor)1906
The Beginners' Choir No.2I. B. Wilson (Editor)1918
The Call of Spring (Festal Days No.103)I. B. Wilson (Editor)1907
The First Children's DayI. B. Wilson (Editor)1914
The Junior ChoirI. B. Wilson (Editor)1908
The Junior Choir No. 2I. B. Wilson (Editor)1910
The Junior Choir No. 3I. B. Wilson (Editor)1914
The Junior Choir No. 4I. B. Wilson (Editor)1923
The King's Message: a collection of sunday school songsIra B. Wilson (Editor)1910
The Lord of the NationsI. B. Wilson (Editor)1915
The S.A.B. Choir No. 2I. B. Wilson (Editor)1929
United Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies and other Church ServicesIra B. Wilson (Editor)1908
With Banner and SongI. B. Wilson (Editor)1906

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