|Ira D. Sankey (1840-1908) was an American Gospel singer and composer of music for such hymns as "Faith Is the Victory," "Trusting Jesus," "Under His Wings," and "The Ninety and Nine." Associate with D. L. Moody in evangelistic work in the U.S. and abroad as solo singer/music director.|
|Ira David Sankey. Biographical sketch.|
Ira D. Sankey. Short biography.
The Life of Ira D. Sankey.
Sankey's Story of His Own Life. eBook
Ira D. Sankey. Biography.
Life and Ministry of Ira Sankey.
Ira David Sankey. Short biography.
A Song on Christmas Eve. A story about Ira Sankey.
"The Ninety and Nine": Story Behind the Hymn.
Ira David Sankey. Obituary.
Ira David Sankey Dies, A Song On His Lips.
Ira D. Sankey: Chronology of Life.
Portrait of Ira D. Sankey. PDF
Photograph of Ira Sankey and Fanny Crosby. PDF
Marriage and Family:
Ira Sankey married Fanny V. Edwards, one of his choir members, September 9, 1863. They had three sons: Henry, the oldest, John Edward, and I. Allan (Ira Allan), the youngest.
Ira Sankey: Singing the Gospel by Kelley S. Bruss. Greenville, SC: JourneyForth Book, ©2010. ISBN 9781606821077.
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Ira David Sankey. Hymns composed by Sankey.
Ephemera of Ira David Sankey. Collection includes biographical sketch.
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