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Albert W. Ream

Person Name: Albert W. Ream, 1913-1996 Tune Title: 121ST STREET Translator of "Brighten This World's Darkness" in When Breaks the Dawn

Elizabeth Gingerich

Tune Title: A. B. C. SONG Adapter of "A Is for Anyone" in The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4

John Audelay

Tune Title: [A babe is born of high nature] Author (attr. to) (burden and sts. 1-4 of "What Tidings Bring'st Us, Messenger?" in The Cambridge Hymnal

Jonathan E. Hall

Person Name: Jonathan Hall Tune Title: [A beautiful land by faith I see] Author of "A. Beautiful Land" in Gospel Carols 19th Century We know little of Hall, except that he was a minister. Most hymnals list him as "J. E. Hall," but his first name, John, is shown in "The Finest of Wheat," by George C. Elderkin (Chicago, Illinois: R. R. McCabe & Company, 30th edition, 1890), number 91. Lyrics-- Are You Ready for the Coming of the Son of Man Today? Beautiful Land Fear Not He Knows My Way Hear My Prayer My Father Hear the News Glad News of Jesus Jesus Son of David More Than Tongue Can Tell Wash Me Clean Music: EASTER OFFERINGS

W. K. Brown

Person Name: W. K. B. Tune Title: [A beautiful tree is standing today] Author of "That Far Away Clime" in Gospel Glory

Chung Woon Suh

Tune Title: A BEDTIME PRAYER Author of "고 요 히 머 리 숙 여 (Jesus, I Think of You Now)" in 찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship

H. B. Townsend

Person Name: Rev. H. B. Townsend Tune Title: [A beggar blind, the truth I learned] Author of "When Jesus Came Our Way (An Experience Meeting at Capernaum)" in Crowning Glory No. 2

A. M. K. Deidrick

Tune Title: [A Bible Christian I will be] Author of "A Bible Christian" in The Cyber Hymnal Early 20th Century Deidrick may have lived near Al­too­na, Penn­syl­van­ia: His song "A Bi­ble Chris­tian" was ded­i­cat­ed to a Church of Christ con­gre­ga­tion there.

C. H. Hohgatt

Tune Title: [A Bible Christian I will be] Composer of "[A Bible Christian I will be]" in The Cyber Hymnal Early 20th Century Music: BIBLE, CHRISTIAN, A ============== Cyrus Hershell Hohgatt taught music at EBU (Eugene Bible Academy) and was the choir director at First Christian Church at Eighth and Pearl in Eugene, OR. (excerpt)

Jacob Henry Hall

1855 - 1941 Person Name: J. H. H. Tune Title: [A blessed thought comes to my soul] Author of "Homeland of the Soul" in Crowning Day No. 5 Jacob Henry Hall, 1855-1941 Born: Jan­u­a­ry 2, 1855, near Har­ris­on­burg, Vir­gin­ia. Died: De­cem­ber 22, 1941. Buried: Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia. Son of farm­er George G. Hall and Eliz­a­beth Thom­as Hall, Ja­cob at­tend­ed sing­ing schools taught by Tim­o­thy Funk when he was a boy. As his love of mu­sic pro­gressed, he earned mo­ney by trap­ping quail and bought a Ger­man ac­cor­di­on; he soon learned to play one part while sing­ing an­o­ther. Af­ter he and his bro­ther joint­ly pur­chased an or­gan, he taught him­self to play hymn tunes, Gos­pel songs, and an­thems. He went on to stu­dy mu­sic the­ory, har­mo­ny, and com­po­si­tion in Har­ris­on­burg and else­where, and in 1877 at­tend­ed a Nor­mal Mu­sic School in New Mar­ket, Vir­gin­ia, taught by Ben­ja­min Un­seld and P. J. Merges. Af­ter­ward, he par­tnered with H. T. Wart­man for two years to con­duct sing­ing schools and con­ven­tions. In 1890, Hall at­tend­ed Da­na’s Mu­sical In­sti­tute in War­ren, Ohio, and a nor­mal school run by George & F. W. Root at Sil­ver Lake, New York. He lat­er served as prin­ci­pal of the Na­tion­al Nor­mal School of Mu­sic. Hall’s works in­clude: Hall’s Songs of Home, 1885 The Star of Beth­le­hem (Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia: Rue­bush-Kief­fer Com­pa­ny) Musical Mil­lion (as­sis­tant ed­it­or) Spirit of Praise, with Will­iam Kirk­pat­rick & Charles Case (Day­ton, Vir­gin­ia: The Rue­bush-Kieff­er Com­pa­ny, 1911) Hall’s Quar­tettes for Men, 1912 Biography of Gos­pel Song and Hymn Writ­ers/em> (New York: Flem­ing H. Re­vell Com­pa­ny, 1914) Sources-- Hall, pp. 329-34 Lyrics-- Glorious Morn­ing Dawns, The O Thou Whose Match­less Pow­er Con­trols


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