Ira D. Sankey: Composer of Some Familiar Hymns

Ira Sankey Ira D. Sankey (1840-1908) was associate with D. L. Moody in evangelistic work in the U.S. and abroad as Gospel singer/music director. He composed the music for the following familiar hymns:
Faith is the Victory (words: John H. Yates)
Grace! 'Tis A Charming Sound (words: Phillip Doodridge and Augustus M. Toplady)
Hiding in Thee (words: William O. Cushing)
I Am Praying For You (words: S. O'Maley Cluff)
The Ninety and Nine (words: Elizabeth C. Clephane)
A Shelter in the Time of Storm (words: Vernon J. Charlesworth)
There'll Be No Dark Valley (words: William O. Cushing)
Trusting Jesus (words: Edgar P. Stites)
Under His Wings (words: William O. Cushing)
What A Gathering! (words: Fanny Crosby)
When the Mists are Rolled Away (words: Annie H. Barker)

Compiled by Stephen Ross for WholesomeWords.org. 2013.



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