William J. Kirkpatrick

27 February 1838–20 September 1921

William J. Kirkpatrick, in Ira Sankey, My Life and the Story of the Gospel Hymns (Philadelphia: Sunday School Times, 1906).

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Related Resources:

A.J. Showalter, “Wm. J. Kirkpatrick” The Best Gospel Songs and Their Composers (Dalton, GA: A.J. Showalter, 1904): Archive.org

J.H. Hall, “Wm. J. Kirkpatrick,” Biography of Gospel Song and Hymn Writers (NY: Fleming H. Revell, 1914), pp. 154-160: Archive.org

George C. Stebbins, “William J. Kirkpatrick,” Reminiscences and Gospel Hymn Stories (NY: George H. Doran, 1924), pp. 285-294.

Melvin Wilhoit, “William James Kirkpatrick” A Guide to the Principal Authors and Composers of Gospel Song of the Nineteenth Century, dissertation (Louisville: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1982), pp. 168-181: SBTS

Mel R. Wilhoit. “William J. Kirkpatrick” Grove Music Online:

Lia C. Gerken, “William J. Kirkpatrick,” Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology:

William Kirkpatrick at Hymnary.org: