1884 - 1951 Arranger of "[Joy! Joy! Joy! with joy my heart is singing]" in Pinebrook Choruses George William Cooke was born in Yorkshire, England in 1884 and died in Jamestown, New York in 1951. He was the author of "Joy in My Heart" which was copyrighted in 1926 (but not renewed). At that time he was living in Wilmington, Delaware. He was a minister and associated with a group called Gospel Crusaders which was associated with the Methodist Church. He ran the Delmarva Camp, a Methodist camp that held gospel meetings and revivals. He was later minister of Methodist churches in Buffalo and Rochester New York.
Dianne Shapiro from research done by Richard L. Green
George W. Cooke