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 1996

Music, David W.
Hymnology : a collection of source readings
By David W. Music
Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press, 1996, 233 p.
      (Series: Studies in Liturgical Musicology; 4)


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  Allen, William Francis (b. 1830 d. 1889)   editor of slave songs
  Ambrose, Saint (b. 0340 d. 0397)   saint, bishop
  Augustine of Hippo (b. 0354 d. 0430)   saint
  Basil the Great (b. 0329 d. 0379)   bishop, hymnologist
  Beza, Teodoro (b. 1519 d. 1605)   theologian
  Billings, William (b. 1746 d. 1800)   composer
  Brady, Nicholas (b. 1659 d. 1726)   divine, poet
  Bucer, Martin (b. 1491 d. 1551 a. 1524)   reformateur, Dominican monk
  Caldwell, William (a. 1834-1837)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Calvin, Jean (b. 1509 d. 1564)   theologian
  Clement of Alexandria (b. 0170 d. 0220)   hymnologist
  Coverdale, Miles (b. -1488 d. 1569)   Augustinian monk
  Doane, William Howard (b. 1832 d. 1915)   psalmodist
  Dwight, Timothy (b. 1752 d. 1817)   poet, author of hymn texts
  East, Thomas (d. 1609 died: 1608)   music printer, Soloist: Gesang
  Edwards, Jonathan (b. 1703 d. 1758)   pastor, music educator
  Egeria (a. 4th century active: 5th century   Christian female pilgrim, travel writer
  Ephram Syrus (b. 0306 d. 0373)   saint, doctor of the church
  Fletcher, Francis (a. 1577)   navy chaplain
  Francis of Assis, Saint (b. 1182 d. 1226)   hymnologist
  Freylinghausen, Johann Anastasius (b. 1670 d. 1739)   theologian
  Gerwer, Gabriel (a. 1590)   Pfarrer, hymnologist
  Gray, Jonathan (b. 1779 d. 1837)   amateur musician
  Heber, Reginald (b. 1783 d. 1826)   hymn writer, vicar
  Helmore, Thomas (b. 1811 d. 1890)   teacher, choir trainer
  Isidore of Seville (b. 0559 d. 0636)   saint, archbishop
  Keach, Benjamin (b. 1640 d. 1704 a. 1691)   writer, hymn writer
  Lowry, Robert (b. 1826 d. 1899)   composer, compiler of Sunday school songs
  Luther, Martin (b. 1483 d. 1546)   reformer, theologian
  Marot, Clement (b. 1496 d. 1544)   poet
  Mather, Cotton (b. 1663 d. 1728)   minister, writer
  Montgomery, James (b. 1771 d. 1854)   author, director
  Nausea, Fridericus (a. 1543)   Bishop of Vienne, France
  Neale, John Mason (b. 1818 d. 1866)   hymn writer
  Newton, John (b. 1725 d. 1807)   cast, hymn writer
  Notker, Balbulus (b. 0840 d. 0912)   monk of the Benedictine abbey of St Gall
  Palladius (b. 0368 d. 0431)   dessert ascetic, bishop of Aspona in Galatia
  Pliny the Younger (b. 0062 d. 0113)   Roman statesman, literray figure
  Sankey, Ira David (b. 1840 d. 1908)   evangelist singer, song leader
  Sewall, Samuel (b. 1652 d. 1730 a. 1661)   writer
  Socrates (b. 0380 d. 0450)   lawyer
  Sozomen (b. 0375 d. 0447)   church historian
  Sternhold, Thomas (d. 1549)   hymn writer
  Symmes, Thomas (b. 1678 d. 1725)   amateur musician, clergyman
  Tate, Nahum (b. 1652 d. 1715)   librettista, poet
  Tertullian, Quintus Septimus Florens (b. 0160 d. 0240)   Latin christian apologist
  Vaughan Williams, Ralph (b. 1872 d. 1958)   composer, compositore
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Wesley, John Benjamin (b. 1703 d. 1791)   clergyman
  Whittingham, William (b. 1524 d. 1579)   hymn writer
  Wither, George (b. 1588 d. 1667)   hymn writer, religious poet
  Zwingli, Ulrich Huldrych (b. 1484 d. 1531)   humanist, church reformer

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