Thomas Andrew Dorsey (July 1, 1899 - January 23, 1993)


Thomas A. Dorsey was an African-American composer of Gospel Music. Many of his compositions have been recorded by Southern Gospel artists over the years. Peace In The Valley and Take My Hand Precious Lord in particular have also been recorded by artists in practically every Christian genre and by many secular artists as well.


GMA Hall Of Fame (1982)
SGMA Hall Of Fame (2013)

Songwriter's Résumé

(Partial List)

Every Day Will Be Sunday
How About You
How Many Times
I Want Two Wings
I'll Never Turn Back
Peace In The Valley
Search Me Lord
Sho Do Need Him Now
Standing Here Wondering
Take My Hand Precious Lord
There's A God Somewhere
Three Little Birds
When The Gates Swing Open

All articles are the property of and should not be copied, stored or reproduced by any means without the express written permission of the editors of
Wikipedia contributors, this particularly includes you. Please do not copy our work and present it as your own.