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 1971

Cornwall, J. Spencer
Stories of our Mormon hymns
Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1971, 304 p.


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  Adams, Ophelia G. (a. 20th century )   hymn writer
  Addison, Joseph (b. 1672 d. 1719)   public servant, man of letters
  Alexander, Cecil Frances (b. 1818 d. 1895)   composer
  Alford, Henry (b. 1810 d. 1871)   psalmodist
  Alldrege, Ida Romney (b. 1892 d. 1943)   hymn writer
  Alldridge, Richard (b. 1815 d. 1896)   hymn writer
  Ambrose, Robert Steel (b. 1824 d. 1908)   organ, choir~
  Arnold, Matthew (b. 1822 d. 1888)   hymn writer
  Asper, Frank Wilson (b. 1892 d. 1973)   organ
  Auerbach, Herbert S. (b. 1882 d. 1945)   hymn writer
  Bach, Johann Sebastian (b. 1685)   composer, compositeur
  Baird, Robert Bell (b. 1855 d. 1916)   composer, hymn writer
  Baker, Mary Anne (a. 1874)   hymn writer
  Baring Gould, Sabine (b. 1834 d. 1924)   clergyman, lyricist
  Barnby, Joseph (b. 1838 d. 1896)   conductor, composer
  Bates, Katherine Lee (b. 1859 d. 1929)   hymnologist
  Beesley, Ebenezer (b. 1840 d. 1906)   composer, musician
  Beirly, A. (a. 19th century )   composer
  Bennett, Archibald Flower (b. 1896)   hymn writer
  Bennett, Wallace F. (a. 1920)   US senator, businessman
  Benson, Louis Fitzgerald (b. 1855 d. 1930)   editor, psalmodist
  Bernard of Clairvaux (b. 1090 d. 1153)   statesman, theologian
  Bishop, Henry Rowley (b. 1786 d. 1855)   composer
  Blenkhorn, Ada (a. 19th century )   hymn writer
  Bliss, Philip Paul (b. 1838 d. 1876)   itinerant Baptist music teacher, hymn composer
  Bode, John Ernest (b. 1816 d. 1874)   hymn writer
  Bone, Mary Wagstaff (b. 1811 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Bortnyansky, Dmitri Stepanovich (b. 1752 d. 1825 a. 1783)   composer
  Bradbury, William Batchelder (b. 1816 d. 1868)   composer, organ
  Bridges, Robert Seymour (b. 1844 d. 1930)   hymn writer
  Brooks, Phillips (b. 1835 d. 1893)   Bishop of Massachusetts
  Brown, Mary (a. 1899)  
  Bullock, William (b. 1798 d. 1874)   hymn writer
  Burns, James Drummond (b. 1823 d. 1864)   hymn writer
  Calkin, John Baptiste (b. 1827 d. 1905)   composer, organ
  Calvin, Jean (b. 1509 d. 1564)   theologian
  Cannon, Tracy Young Croxall (b. 1879 d. 1961)   organ, music director
  Careless, George Edward Percy (b. 1839 d. 1932)   composer, conductor
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Carr, Benjamin (b. 1768 d. 1831)   publisher, composer
  Cary, Phoebe (b. 1824 d. 1871)   hymnologist
  Chamberlain, John M. (b. 1844 d. 1928)   composer
  Clayson, William (d. 1887)   composer
  Clayton, William (b. 1814 d. 1879)   hymn writer
  Clegg, William (b. 1823 d. 1903)   composer
  Converse, Charles Crozat (b. 1832 d. 1918)   composer, lawyer
  Cornaby, Hannah Last (b. 1822 d. 1905)   hymn writer
  Cornelius, Maxwell N. (a. 19th century )   hymn writer
  Coslet, Joseph (a. 19th century )   composer
  Cowper, William (b. 1731 d. 1800)   hymn writer
  Cox, Frances Elizabeth (b. 1812 d. 1897)   hymn writer, translator
  Crawford, Jane Vilate Romney (b. 1883 d. 1956)   composer, missionary
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   composer
  Crosby, Fanny Jane (b. 1820 d. 1915)   poet, hymn writer
  Cruger, Johannes (b. 1598 d. 1662)   composer, theorist
  Crystal, James (b. 1839 d. 1924)   hymn writer
  Curtis, Theodore E. (b. 1872 d. 1957)   hymn writer
  Dalrymple, A.   hymn writer
  Davenport, Thomas (b. 1815 d. 1888)   hymn writer
  Davis, John S. (b. 1813 d. 1882)   hymn writer
  De Jong, Gerrit (b. 1892)   organ, music educator
  Dean, Harry A. (b. 1892)   composer
  Dean, Joseph H. (b. 1855 d. 1947 a. 1880)   composer
  Denny, Charles (b. 1849 d. 1937)   hymn writer
  Dibble, Philo (b. 1805 d. 1895)   hymn writer
  Doane, George Washington (b. 1799 d. 1859 a. 1824)   PDM~
  Doddridge, Philip (b. 1702)   psalmodist, trombone
  Dougall, Hugh (b. 1872)   hymn writer
  Draper, William Henry (b. 1855 d. 1933)   hymn writer
  Dungan, Helen (a. 19th century )   hymn writer
  Dungan, James M. (b. 1852 d. 1925)   composer
  Durham, Alfred M. (d. 1957)   composer
  Durham, Lowell M. (b. 1917)   composer, music educator
  Durham, Thomas (b. 1828)   composer
  Dykes, John Bacchus (b. 1823 d. 1876)   composer, musician
  Edwards, Lewis (b. 1809 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Ellerton, John (b. 1826 d. 1893)   hymn writer
  Elvey, George (Job) (b. 1816 d. 1893)   organ, composer
  Excell, Edwin Othello (b. 1851 d. 1921)   composer, lyricist
  Fawcett, John (b. 1740 d. 1817)   hymn writer
  Flemming, Friedrich Ferdinand (b. 1778 d. 1813)   Augenarzt, Komponist
  Flower, Sara (b. 1805 d. 1848)   poet, hymn composer
  Fones, Joseph G. (b. 1828)   composer
  Fowler, William (b. 1830 d. 1865)   church elder, hymnwriter
  Fox, Arthur Makinson (b. 1863 d. 1949)   choir master, composer
  Fox, Ruth May (b. 1853 d. 1957 a. 1873)   hymn writer
  Gabbott, Mabel Jones (b. 1910 a. 1937)   hymn writer
  Gabriel, Charles Hutchison (b. 1856 d. 1932 a. 1901)   compiler of gospel hymns
  Gates, B. Cecil (b. 1877 d. 1941)   composer, publisher
  Gates, Crawford Marion (b. 1921)   music director, composer
  Geibel, Adam (b. 1855 d. 1933)   composer, organ
  Giardini, Felice (b. 1716 d. 1796)   composer, violin
  Goode, William (b. 1762 d. 1816)  
  Gottschalk, Louis Moreau (b. 1829 d. 1869)   composer, musicisti
  Gould, John Edgar (b. 1822 d. 1875)   publisher, composer
  Gower, John Henry (b. 1855 d. 1922 a. 1887)   organ, piano
  Gregg, William C.   hymn writer
  Griggs, Thomas C. (d. 1903)   composer, musician
  Gruber, Franz Xaver (b. 1787 d. 1863)   composer, organ
  Handel, George Friederic (b. 1685)   composer, compositore
  Hanecy, J.S.   composer
  Harrison, Edward L.T. (a. 1868)   editor, hymn writer
  Hastings, Horace Lorenzo (b. 1831 d. 1899)   hymnologist
  Hastings, Thomas (b. 1784 d. 1872)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Hatton, John (b. 1710 d. 1793)   composer
  Hawkes, Annie Sherwood (b. 1835 d. 1918)   hymn writer
  Haydn, Michael [Johann Michael] (b. 1737 d. 1806)   composer, musicisti
  Heber, Reginald (b. 1783 d. 1826)   hymn writer, vicar
  Hemans, Felicia Dorothea (b. 1793 d. 1835)   poet
  Hewitt, Eliza Edmunds Stites (b. 1851 d. 1920)   hymn writer
  Hibbard, Agnes S. (a. 19th century )   electrical engineer, inventor
  Hickson, William Edward (b. 1803 d. 1870)   educational writer
  Hofford, Lowrie M.   hymn writer
  Holbrook, Joseph Perry (b. 1822 d. 1888)   composer
  Holden, Oliver (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell (b. 1809 d. 1894)   writer
  Hopper, Edward (b. 1816 d. 1888)   hymnologist
  How, William Walsham (b. 1823 d. 1897)   Bishop, hymnist
  Hughes, John (b. 1873 d. 1932)   hymn composer
  Huish, Orson Pratt (b. 1851 d. 1932)   composer
  Jaques, John (b. 1827 d. 1900)   hymn writer
  Jensen, J. Marinus (b. 1868 d. 1945)   hymn writer
  Johnson, Joel Hills (b. 1802 d. 1883)  
  Julian, John (b. 1839 d. 1913)   hymn writer
  Kaillmark, E. (a. 19th century )   composer
  Keeler, J.J. (a. 20th century )   composer
  Keith, George (d. 1775 a. 1749-1775)   book seller, publisher
  Kelly, Thomas (b. 1769 d. 1855)   clarinet, evangelical preacher
  Ken, Thomas (b. 1637 d. 1710)   hymn writer
  Key, Francis Scott (b. 1780 d. 1843)   author of the Star-Spangled Banner, lyricist
  Kidder, Mary Ann Pepper (b. 1820 d. 1905)   hymnologist
  Kimball, Edward P. (b. 1882 d. 1937)   organ, hymn writer
  Kipling, Rudyard [Joseph Rudyard] (b. 1865 d. 1936)   author, lyricist
  Kirkpatrick, William James (b. 1838 d. 1921)   composer, compiler of gospel hymn collections
  Kleinman, Bertha Eliza Anderson (b. 1877 d. 1971)   hymn writer
  Kooyman, Frank I. (b. 1880 a. 1905)   hymn writer
  Koschat, Thomas (b. 1845 d. 1914)   composer, singer
  Lewis, Freeman (b. 1780 d. 1859)   psalmodist
  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (b. 1807 d. 1882)   poet
  Lowry, Robert (b. 1826 d. 1899)   composer, compiler of Sunday school songs
  Lucas, James (b. 1762 a. 1726)   composer
  Lund, Anthony C. (b. 1871 d. 1935)   composer
  Luther, Martin (b. 1483 d. 1546)   reformer, theologian
  Lyte, Henry Francis (b. 1793 d. 1847)   hymn writer
  Macfarlane, John M. (b. 1833 d. 1892)   composer, hymn writer
  Manookin, Robert P. (b. 1918)   composer
  Manwaring, George (b. 1854 d. 1889)   hymn writer
  Marsh, Simeon Bulkley (b. 1798 d. 1875)   singer, composer
  Mason, Lowell (b. 1792 d. 1872)   composer, anthologist
  McClellan, John Jasper (b. 1874 d. 1925)   piano, organ
  McGranahan, James (b. 1840 d. 1907)   singer, hymn compiler
  McIntyre, Thomas (b. 1833 d. 1914)  
  Medley, Samuel (b. 1738 d. 1799)   minister, hymnwriter
  Melling, Ellen Knowles (b. 1820 d. 1905)   composer
  Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix [Jakob Ludwig Felix] (b. 1809)   composer, compositore
  Merrill, William Pierson (b. 1867 d. 1954)   hymnologist
  Millard, Harrison (b. 1830 d. 1895)   tenor, composer
  Mills, William C.   hymn writer
  Mitton, Samuel B. (b. 1863 d. 1954)   composer
  Mohr, Josef (b. 1792 d. 1848)   priest, writer
  Monk, William Henry (b. 1823 d. 1889)   church musician, composer
  Montgomery, James (b. 1771 d. 1854)   author, director
  Moore, Thomas (b. 1779 d. 1852)   poet, musician
  Morris, Robert (b. 1818 d. 1888)   hymn writer
  Morton, Mary Ann   hymn writer
  Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (b. 1756 d. 1791)   composer
  Murray, James Ramsey (b. 1842 d. 1905)   editor, teacher
  Nageli, Hans Georg (b. 1773)   composer, Komposition
  Naisbitt, Henry W.   hymn writer
  Neander, Joachim (b. 1650 d. 1680)   theologian, poet
  Neibaur, Alexander (b. 1808 d. 1883)   hymn writer
  Neukomm, Sigismund (b. 1778 d. 1858 a. 19th century )   composer, compositeur
  Newman, John Henry (b. 1801 d. 1890)   cardinal, hymn writer
  Newton, John (b. 1725 d. 1807)   cast, hymn writer
  Nicholson, James (a. 1873)  
  Nicholson, John R. (b. 1839 d. 1909 a. 1866)   hymn writer
  Norton, Caroline Elizabeth Sarah (b. 1808 d. 1877)   poet, composer
  Oatman, Johnson (b. 1856 d. 1926)   composer, lyricist
  Onderdonk, Henry Ustic (b. 1789 d. 1858)  
  Page, Mary Judd (b. 1818 d. 1867)   hymn writer
  Palmer, Horatio Richmond (b. 1834 d. 1907 a. 1861-1874)   composer, musician
  Parker, Horatio (William) (b. 1863 d. 1919)   composer, music educator
  Parry, Edwin F. (b. 1850 d. 1935)   composer
  Parry, Joseph (b. 1841 d. 1903)   composer
  Partridge, Edward (b. 1793 d. 1840)   hymn writer
  Payne, John Howard (b. 1792 d. 1841)   actor, diplomat
  Penrose, Charles W. (b. 1832 d. 1925 a. 1861)   hymn writer
  Perkins, William Oscar (b. 1831 d. 1902)   composer, musician
  Peterson, Hans Henry (b. 1835 d. 1909)   composer
  Phelps, William Wines (b. 1792 d. 1872)   hymn writer
  Pollard, Josephine (b. 1840 d. 1892)   hymn writer
  Pratt, Parley Parker (b. 1807 d. 1857)   hymn writer
  Pritchard, Rowland Hugh (b. 1811 d. 1887)  
  Pyper, George D. (b. 1860 d. 1943)   composer
  Raffles, Thomas (b. 1788 d. 1863)   hymn writer
  Raile, Vilate Schofield (b. 1890 d. 1954)   hymn writer
  Rankin, Jeremiah Eames (b. 1828 d. 1904)   hymn writer
  Redner, Lewis Henry (b. 1830 d. 1908 a. 1868)   organ, psalmodist
  Rice, Elihu S. (a. 19th century )   composer
  Rinckart, Martin (b. 1586 d. 1648)   poet, clergyman
  Roberts, Daniel Crane (b. 1841 d. 1907)   hymnologist
  Robertson, Leroy Jasper (b. 1896 d. 1971)   composer
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Robinson, W.O. (b. 1876)   hymn writer
  Root, George Frederick (b. 1820 d. 1895)   composer, music educator
  Rossini, Gioachino (Antonio) (b. 1792 d. 1868)   composer, compositore
  Rounsefell, Carrie Esther Parker (b. 1861 d. 1930)   composer
  Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (b. 1712 d. 1778)   philosopher, author
  Rowe, Ed. M. (b. 1878 d. 1951)   hymn writer
  Russell, Henry (b. 1812 d. 1900)   composer, piano
  Schop, Johann (b. 1595 d. 1667)   composer, instrumentalist
  Schreiner, Alexander (b. 1901 d. 1987)   organ, composer
  Schutz, Johann Jakob (b. 1640 d. 1690)   lawyer, hymn writer
  Sears, Edmond Hamilton (b. 1810 d. 1876)   hymnologist
  Shepherd, William Nathan Budge (b. 1854 d. 1945)   composer
  Smith, John Stafford (b. 1750 d. 1836)   musicologist, composer
  Smith, Joseph Fielding (b. 1876)   hymn writer
  Smith, Lanta Wilson (a. 19th century )   hymn writer
  Smith, Samuel Francis (b. 1808 d. 1895)   hymnologist
  Smyth, Adam Craik (b. 1840 d. 1909)   composer
  Smyth, Richard (b. 1838 d. 1914)   hymn writer
  Snow, Eliza Roxey (b. 1804 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Stephens, Evan (b. 1854 d. 1930)   composer, music director
  Sullivan, Arthur (Seymour) (b. 1842)   author, composer
  Sweney, John R. (b. 1837 d. 1899)   evangelistic song leader, composer of gospel hymns
  Tate, Nahum (b. 1652 d. 1715)   librettista, poet
  Taylor, John (b. 1808 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Taylor, John (b. 1750 d. 1826)   hymn writer
  Tennyson, Alfred (b. 1809 d. 1892)   composer, lyricist
  Thomas, Carrie S. (b. 1848 a. 1864)   hymn writer
  Thomas, Charles John (b. 1832)   composer
  Thomas, John Rogers (b. 1830 d. 1896 a. 1849)   baritone, composer
  Thompson, Will Lamartine (b. 1847 d. 1909)   composer, songwriter
  Tillman, Charles D. (b. 1861 d. 1837)   composer
  Tomer, William Gould (b. 1833 d. 1896)   composer
  Toplady, Augustus Montague (b. 1740 d. 1778)   hymn writer
  Townsend, Joseph L. (b. 1849 d. 1942)   hymn writer
  Tuckett, Henry A. (a. 20th century )   candy maker, amateur composer
  Tullidge, John (b. 1806 d. 1874 a. 1863)   composer
  Turton, W.B.   hymn writer
  Wade, John Francis (b. -1711 d. 1786)   book seller, music copyist
  Walford, William (b. 1772 d. 1850 a. 1842)   hymnologist
  Walker, Charles Lowell (b. 1832 d. 1904 a. 1855)   hymn writer
  Wallis, James Hearknett (b. 1861 a. 1881)   hymn writer
  Ward, Samuel Augustus (b. 1848 d. 1903)   psalmodist
  Warren, George William (b. 1828 d. 1902)   church organist, composer
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Webb, George James (b. 1803 d. 1887 a. 1835)   editor, composer
  Webbe, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1816)   composer, organ
  Weber, Carl Maria (Friedrich Ernst) (b. 1786)   composer, compositore
  Wells, Emmeline B. Woodward (b. 1828 d. 1921)   hymn writer
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer
  Wesley, John Benjamin (b. 1703 d. 1791)   clergyman
  Wheelock, Cyrus Hubbard (b. 1813 d. 1894)   hymn writer
  Wheelwright, Lorin F. (b. 1909)   composer
  Whitney, Orson F. (b. 1855 d. 1931)   hymn writer
  Widtsoe, John Andreas (b. 1872 d. 1952)   hymn writer
  Willes, William (b. 1814 d. 1890 a. 1870s)   hymn writer
  Williams, Aaron (b. 1731 d. 1776)   psalmodist
  Willis, Richard Storrs (b. 1819 d. 1900)   composer, poet
  Wingate, Mary B. (b. 1899)   hymn writer
  Winkworth, Catherine (b. 1827 d. 1878)   hymn writer
  Woodbury, Isaac Baker (b. 1819 d. 1858)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Woodmansee, Emily H. (b. 1836 d. 1906 a. 1856)   hymn writer
  Wyeth, John (b. 1770 d. 1858)   music publisher

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