Author of the Lyrics
The author of the reverent
words of the "Jesus Saves" lyrics, Priscilla Jane Owens (July 21, 1829-December 5, 1907),
was born in Baltimore, Maryland, United States and
achieved fame as a poet, Sunday school teacher and hymn writer.
Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the
music that accompanies the
words of "Jesus Saves", William James Kirkpatrick (February 27, 1838-September 20, 1921),
was born in Duncannon, Pennsylvania, United States and
became famous as a musician and composer.
Information about the
Title of Hymn: Jesus Saves
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Priscilla Jane Owens (July 21, 1829
to December 5, 1907)
Nationality of Author:
Translator of the Hymn
lyrics: N/A Hymn written in English
Name of Composer of Music: William James Kirkpatrick (February 27, 1838 to
September 20, 1921)
Hymn Category: Christian Songs
First Line of Hymn: "We have heard the joyful sound: Jesus saves! Jesus saves"
First Publication Date: