William James Kirkpatrick

(1838-1921)


Country: Ireland

The Irish composer, William James Kirkpatrick, was born in County Tyrone, Ireland in 1838. His father, Thomas, was a schoolteacher and a musician. When William was just 2 years of age his parents emigrated to Pennsylvania, he later studied music and carpentry in Philadelphia. Kirkpatrick was a versatile musician, playing many instruments including the cello, flute, and the organ.

Free sheet music by William James Kirkpatrick

'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus