Robert Winsett

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Award Organization Year Award Name Song
GMA Dove 1969 Song of the Year Jesus Is Coming Soon

Robert Winsett

Jan 15, 1876
Jun 26, 1952

Robert Emmett Winsett was an American composer and publisher of Gospel music. Winsett was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, and graduated from the Bowman Normal School of Music in 1899.

He founded his own publishing company in 1903, and his first publication, Winsett's Favorite Songs, quickly became popular among the Baptist and Pentecostal churches of the American South. Pentecostal Power followed in 1907; that year he completed postgraduate work at a conservatory.

Robert's final publication, Best of All (1951), sold over 1 million copies, and in total his books sold over ten million copies. His song "Jesus Is Coming Soon" won a Dove Award for Gospel Song of the Year at the 1969 awards. He has been inducted into the Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

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