|Short Name:||John C. Ylvisaker|
|Full Name:||Ylvisaker, John C., 1937-|
John Carl Ylvisaker (liturgical songwriter, recording artist,composer, performer, ethnomusicologist) is perhaps best known for his hymn, “I Was There To Hear Your Borning Cry” He was born in Moorhead, Minnesota and is a graduate of Concordia College located there. During the last 45 years John’s words and music have been a powerful influence on the development of new worship materials for the church, with his compositions appearing in hundreds of worship resources.
In addition to being an artist and composer, John’s past experience includes teaching high school music, directing church choirs, and serving as the producer of SCAN, an award-winning weekly radio program sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). John also has composed much of the original music for Lutheran Vespers radio broadcasts and ELCA videos, as well as theme songs for gatherings and events.
John continues to inspire audiences with his live performances and worship leadership at the many assemblies, conferences, and gatherings where he appears. Currently he is involved in producing printed and recorded resources of his work. His copyrights cover more than 1,000 songs.
|Tunes by John C. Ylvisaker (15)||As||Instances|
|[A woman of Samaria came] (Ylvisaker)||John Ylvisaker (Arranger)||2|
|Amigos De Cristo||John Ylvisaker (Composer)||2|
|ANI SMALAND||John C. Ylvisaker (Arranger)||1|
|As You Go on Your Way||John Ylvisaker (Composer)||2|
|BABYLONIAN RIVERS||John Ylvisaker (Arranger)||2|
|BY THE BABYLONIAN RIVERS||John Ylvisaker (Arranger)||1|
|EN SONG TIL DEG||John C. Ylvisaker (Arranger)||1|
|LA CROSSE||John C. Ylvisaker (Composer)||2|
|[Law kills the spirit gives life]||John C. Ylvisaker (Arranger)||2|
|LIVING SOULS||John C. Ylvisaker (Arranger)||1|
|MITT HJERTE ALLTID VANKER||John C. Ylvisaker (Arranger)||1|
|[One Day to the Lord]||John C. Ylvisaker (Arranger)||2|
|OUIMETTE||John C. Ylvisaker, b. 1937 (Composer)||5|
|WATERLIFE||John Ylvisaker, b. 1937 (Composer)||8|
|YLVISAKER||John C. Ylvisaker (Composer)||2|