This new section is ‘coming soon’ and will include an introduction to the early development of gospel music with regard to:


Philip Paul Bliss – composer, conductor, and a bass-baritone gospel singer

W. Herbert Brewster – Baptist minister, composer, dramatist, singer, poet and community leader

Lucie Campbell – singer and composer

Fanny Crosby – mission worker, poet, lyricist, and composer

Thomas Andrew Dorsey – secular and sacred musician and composer

Charles H. Gabriel – composer

Roberta Martin – composer, singer, pianist, arranger and choral organiser

Kenneth Morris – composer and publisher

George F. Root – composer

Ira Sankey – gospel singer and composer

W Henry Sherwood – evangelist and composer

Charles Albert Tindley – Methodist minister and composer


– Drums

– Guitar

– Organ

–  Piano

– Tambourine

Influences with other music genre

– Blues

– Bluegrass

– Jazz

– Ragtime

– Rhythm & Blues

– Soul


– Broadcasters

– Record Companies

– Publications & Periodicals

– Publishers

– Cinema