Who wrote Softly and Tenderly lyrics?

Who wrote Softly and Tenderly lyrics?

Will Lamartine Thompson
Softly and Tenderly/Lyricists

“Softly and Tenderly,” which was originally known as “Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling,” is a classic invitation hymn from the 19th century. It was written by Will Lamartine Thompson (1847-1909) who was a composer of gospel, secular, and patriotic songs.

Is Softly and Tenderly a funeral song?

The hymn was also used during the funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968. Tune in below to see Alan Jackson pour his heart into his performance of “Softly and Tenderly.” We hope this song will bring a ray of sunshine into your day.

When was softly and tenderly written?


Softly and Tenderly
Genre Hymn
Written 1880
Based on Matthew 11:28
Meter with refrain

Who sang softly and tenderly?

Alan Jackson
Softly and Tenderly/Artists

Who wrote Jesus is calling song?

Softly and Tenderly/Lyricists

Who sang Jesus is calling?

Vernon Hill
Jesus Is Calling/Artists

Is Softly and Tenderly public domain?

Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling – song by Public Domain Music | Spotify.

How many hymns did Fanny J Crosby wrote?

8,000 hymns
Crosby wrote the words to more than 8,000 hymns. Favorites include “Safe in the Arms of Jesus,” “Rescue the Perishing,” “I Am Thine O Lord, “To God Be the Glory,” and “Blessed Assurance” (co-written with Phoebe Knapp).

Is softly and tenderly in the public domain?

Who wrote the song come home?

Ryan Tedder
Come Home/Composers

Who wrote Jesus calling?

Sarah Young
Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence/Authors
Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence (2004) is a daily devotional book written by Christian author Sarah Young and published by Integrity Publishers, based in Brentwood, TN.

Is Dave Crosby related to Bing Crosby?

Crosby is no relation to crooner Bing Crosby.