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 1925

Metcalf, Frank Johnson
American writers and compilers of sacred music
New York: Russell & Russell, 1925, 373 p.


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  Addington, Stephen (b. 1729 d. 1796 a. 1795)   hymnbook compiler
  Adgate, Andrew (b. 1762 d. 1793)   organ, choir conductor
  Aitken, John (b. 1745 d. 1831)   metalsmith, music engraver
  Albee, Amos (b. 1772)   teacher, psalmodist
  Armbruster, Anthony (a. 1751-1768)   publisher, printer
  Baker, Benjamin Franklin (b. 1811 d. 1889)   editor, composer
  Bancroft, Silas A. (b. 1823 d. 1886)   composer
  Bayley, Daniel (b. 1725 d. 1792)   tunebook compiler, publisher
  Belcher, Supply (b. 1752 d. 1836)   composer
  Belknap, Daniel (b. 1771 d. 1815)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Benham, Asabel (b. 1757 d. 1805)   composer of psalmody
  Billings, William (b. 1746 d. 1800)   composer
  Blake, George E. (b. 1775 d. 1871)   lyricist, music engraver
  Blanchard, Amos (a. 1807)   psalmodist, educator
  Bradbury, William Batchelder (b. 1816 d. 1868)   composer, organ
  Brown, Bartholomew (b. 1772 d. 1854)   lawyer, composer
  Brownson, Oliver (b. 1746 d. 1815)   composer, singing master
  Bull, Amos (b. 1741 d. 1825)   singing master, composer
  Burt, Nathaniel Clark (b. 1825 d. 1874)   psalmodist
  Carr, Benjamin (b. 1768 d. 1831)   publisher, composer
  Cole, John (b. 1774 d. 1855)   composer, percussion
  Corri, Philip Anthony (b. 1784 d. 1832)   composer, singer
  Creamer, David (b. 1812 d. 1887)   psalmodist, editor
  Dutton, Deodatus (b. 1808 d. 1832)   organ, psalmodist
  Dyer, Samuel (b. 1785 d. 1835)   singer, teacher
  Dyer, Samuel Owen (b. 1819 d. 1894)   composer, piano tuner
  Erben, Peter (b. -1771 d. 1861)   organ, teacher
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  French, Jacob (b. 1754 d. 1817)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Goodale, Ezekial (b. 1780 d. 1828 a. 1813)   publisher and seller of tunebooks
  Gram, Hans (b. 1754 d. 1804 a. 1790)   writer, organ
  Graupner, Gottlieb [Johann Christian Gottlieb] (b. 1767 d. 1836)   teacher, publisher
  Greatorex, Henry Wellington (b. 1813 d. 1858)   organ, composer
  Haley, William D'Arcy (b. 1828 d. 1890)  
  Harmon, Joel (b. 1773 d. 1833)   psalmodist
  Hastings, Thomas (b. 1784 d. 1872)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Heinrich, Anthony Philip (b. 1781 d. 1861 a. 1823-1825)   composer, Musiker
  Holden, Oliver (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Holyoke, Samuel (Adams) (b. 1762 d. 1820)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Hood, George (b. 1807 d. 1882)   writer on music, composer
  Howe, Solomon (b. 1750 d. 1835)   printer
  Hubbard, John (b. 1759 d. 1810 a. 1750-1810)   composer, compiler
  Huntington, Jonathan (b. 1771 d. 1838)   composer, singer
  Ingalls, Jeremiah (b. 1764 d. 1838)   composer
  Jackson, George Knowil (b. 1745 d. 1822)   composer, editor
  Jenks, Stephen (b. 1772 d. 1856)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Jocelyn, Simeon (b. 1746 d. 1823)   psalmodist
  Jones, Abner (a. 1835)   psalmodist, teacher
  Jones, Darius Eliot (b. 1815 d. 1881)   teacher, psalmodist
  Keller, Matthias (b. 1813 d. 1875)   violin, composer
  Kemp, Robert (b. 1820 d. 1897)   showman, conductor
  Kimball, Jacob (b. 1761 d. 1826 a. 1793)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Langdon, Chauncy (b. 1763 d. 1830)   psalmodist
  Law, Andrew (b. 1749 d. 1821)   teacher of singing, tunebook compiler
  Loud, Thomas (b. 1762 d. 1833)   piano maker
  Lyon, James (b. 1735 d. 1794)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Mann, Elias (b. 1750 d. 1825)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Marsh, Simeon Bulkley (b. 1798 d. 1875)   singer, composer
  Mason, Lowell (b. 1792 d. 1872)   composer, anthologist
  Maxim, Abraham (b. 1773 d. 1829 a. 1827)   psalmodist
  Meineke, Christopher [Charles] [Christian] [Karl] (b. 1782 d. 1850)   piano, organ
  Metcalf, Samuel Lytler (b. 1798 d. 1856)   composer, teacher
  Morgan, Justin (b. 1747 d. 1798)   composer
  Nevius, John W. (b. 1774 d. 1854)   psalmodist
  Newman, John Henry (b. 1801 d. 1890)   cardinal, hymn writer
  Oliver, Henry Kemble (b. 1800 d. 1885)   organ, musician
  Olmstead, Timothy (b. 1759 d. 1848)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Read, Daniel (b. 1757 d. 1836)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Root, George Frederick (b. 1820 d. 1895)   composer, music educator
  Sanger, Zedekiah (b. 1771 d. 1821)   psalmodist
  Shaw, Oliver (b. 1779 d. 1848)   organ, singer
  Spafford, Horation G. (b. 1829 d. 1881)  
  Stickney, John (b. 1744 d. 1823)   psalmodist, musician
  Swan, Timothy (b. 1758 d. 1842)   composer, musician
  Tuckerman, Samuel Parkman (b. 1819 d. 1890)   organ, composer
  Tufts, John (b. 1689 d. 1750)   composer
  Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew (b. 1792 d. 1854)   compiler, psalmodist
  Walter, Thomas (b. 1696 d. 1725)   composer
  Ward, Samuel Augustus (b. 1848 d. 1903)   psalmodist
  Wariner, Solomon (b. 1778 d. 1860)  
  Webb, George James (b. 1803 d. 1887 a. 1835)   editor, composer
  Wells, Marcus Morris (b. 1815 d. 1895)   psalmodist
  Willard, Samuel (b. 1776 d. 1859)   composer, Pastor
  Wood, Abraham (b. 1752 d. 1804)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Woodbury, Isaac Baker (b. 1819 d. 1858)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Woodman, John Call (b. 1813 d. 1894)   composer
  Wyeth, John (b. 1770 d. 1858)   music publisher
  Zeuner, Charles [Heinrich Christoph] (b. 1795 d. 1857)   composer, compiler
  Zundel, John (b. 1815 d. 1882 a. 1840)   bandmaster, writer

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