|Short Name:||Samuel Dyer|
|Full Name:||Dyer, Samuel, 1785-1835|
Rv Samuel Dyer United Kingdom 1785-1835. Born in White Chapel, Hampshire, the family moved to Wellshire, England, where he was ordained and served as a Baptist minister. In 1806 the family moved to Coventry, and Samuel emigrated to the U.S. in 1811. He married Renee Novak. He taught music and directed choirs in New York City and Philadelphia, PA. He later moved to Baltimore, MD, and wrote, conducted singing schools in the south and east, and conducted the New York Sacred Music Society. He published “New selection of sacred music” (1817), “Anthems” (1822 & 1834), and “The Philadelphia collection of sacred music” (1828). He died in Hoboken, NJ.