Ira Stanphill

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Birthday
14, 1914
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Dec 30, 1993 (79)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1914
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Dec 30, 1993 (79)

About

American gospel songwriter who has had many popular singers perform his songs, including Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash.

Before Fame

He learned how to play piano, ukulele, and accordion when he was 10 years old and started performing his own music in church services at 17 years old.

Trivia

He received an honorary PhD from Hyles-Anderson College in Hammond, Indiana.

Family Life

His family comes from Bellview, New Mexico.

Associated With

Johnny Cash is one of many musicians who have performed some of his songs.