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George Beverly Shea

Gospel Music: Evangelists and Their Song Leaders

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.09.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

The origin and development of Gospel music goes hand in hand with the history of evangelism in the United States. Dwight L. Moody, an evangelist of the mid-to-late 1800s, was the primary "architect" of a new kind of church music that has become what we now call Gospel Music.

What is Gospel Music?

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.02.2014 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

In the mid-1800s two men developed a new kind of religious music that was to become today's Gospel music. The two men were famed evangelist Dwight L. Moody and his music director and soloist, Ira D. Sankey, known as the "Sweet Singer."

Famed Gospel Singer Dies At 104

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 06.16.2013 | Religion

MONTREAT, N.C. — George Beverly Shea, whose booming baritone voice echoed through stadiums, squares and souls during a decades-long career with ...

George Beverly Shea, 102 Years Old, To Receive Lifetime Grammy Award

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Kim Lawton Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly Prominent Gospel singer and longtime Billy Graham associate George Beverly Shea will receive a Lifetime Ac...