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Encyclopedia > Gloria Gaither

Gloria Gaither is a songwriter for gospel music, along with her husband, Bill Gaither. She also sang in the Bill Gaither Trio, one of the most influential groups in recent Christian music. Gospel music may refer either to the religious music that first came out of African-American churches in the 1930s or, more loosely, to both black gospel music and to the religious music composed and sung by white southern Christian artists. ... Bill and Gloria Gaither Bill Gaither (born March 28, 1936) is an American singer and songwriter of southern gospel and Contemporary Christian music. ...


Awards

Dove Awards The Dove Awards, created in 1969 by the Gospel Music Association to honor the outstanding achievements in contemporary Christian and gospel music, are held annually in Nashville, Tennessee. ...

  • 1984
    • Song of the Year: "Upon This Rock" - Gloria Gaither, Dony McGuire
  • 1985
    • Songwriter of the Year
  • 1987
    • Song of the Year: "In the Name of the Lord" - Phil McHugh, Gloria Gaither, Sandi Patti Helvering
  • 1992
    • Southern Gospel Album: Reunion: A Gospel Homecoming Celebration - Bill Gaither, Gloria Gaither
  • 1996
    • Gospel Music Hall of Fame

Grammy awards Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music...

  • 1999
    • Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Kennedy Center Homecoming - Bill and Gloria Gaither and their Homecoming Friends
  • 2001
    • Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album: Bill & Gloria Gaither Present a Billy Graham Music Homecoming - Bill & Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming Friends

This category comprises articles pertaining to music as it relates to or exists within Christianity. The neutrality of this article is disputed. ...


Main article: Christian music Christian music is music created by or adapted for the Christian church. ...


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J&J OnLine: Biography: Gloria Gaither (548 words)
Reputable not only as a songwriter and speaker, Gloria Gaither has come to be known as a stateswoman in the field of Christian ministry.
Gloria keeps a mind-boggling schedule that includes anything from directing videos to writing proposals and procuring funds for the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities, to babysitting grandchildren and entertaining house guests, to writing blurbs for brochures and back-liner notes.
A compulsive journal writer, Gloria is frequently jotting down some new seed of thought which, she hopes, might someday blossom and bear fruit.
Gloria Gaither (2485 words)
Gloria Gaither gives new meaning to the old adage, “If you want something done, ask a busy woman.” Blessed with a wide variety of gifts, Gloria wears numerous hats and juggles a dizzying array of titles…songwriter, poet, author, student, teacher, retailer, wife, mother, grandmother, friend, nurturer…the list is endless.
However, Gloria Sickal was aware long before she met Bill Gaither that she had a serious calling in life, and as the daughter of ministers, she had planned to be a missionary in Africa.
Gloria gave birth in July to a perfect baby boy, and a few weeks later a new song was also born, a song that would be their most personal song ever.
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