Composer: David "Beaker" Strasser

"Beaker" is a pseudonym for David Strasser, a Christian songwriter and musician well known for his collaborations with artist Rich Mullins. He received his nickname as a young man, when friends said he looked like Beaker the Muppet. When Beaker was in the seventh grade, his youth pastor introduced him to his friend Rich Mullins, and the two soon became collaborators. Beaker co-wrote, performed, and toured with Rich Mullins for several years. The first song they wrote together was "Boy Like Me, Man Like You", a 1991 hit for Mullins. Beaker is also responsible for writing the modern praise chorus "Step By Step" ("Oh God, you are my God, and I will ever praise you..."). He was also instrumental in co-founding the Kid Brothers of St. Frank w… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: David "Beaker" Strasser
Incipit: 51551 23544 432
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © 1991, BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP) and Kid Brothers of St. Frank Publishing (ASCAP) (admin. by Capitol CMG Publishing)



Piano Solo

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #495

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Glory to God #743


Lift Up Your Hearts #743

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #970

Sing With Me #12

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Sing! A New Creation #17

Songs for Worship and Praise #5

The Minter Lane Hymnal VI #23

Worship and Rejoice #494

Worship and Song #3004

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