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Anonymous

Person Name: Anon. Author of "Glory Be to God" in Pilot Hymns In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries.

B. B. McKinney

1886 - 1952 Composer of "[Softly the night is falling]" in Pilot Hymns Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Worth, where Isham E. Reynolds asked him to join the faculty of the School of Sacred Music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He taught at the seminary until 1932, then pastored in at the Travis Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Worth (1931–35). In 1935, McKinney became music editor for the Baptist Sunday School Board in Nashville, Tennessee. McKinney wrote words and music for about 150 songs, and music for 115 more. --© Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch)

Frank M. Davis

1839 - 1896 Composer of "[Softly the night is falling]" in Notes of Praise Frank Marion Davis USA 1839-1896. Born at Marcellus, NY, he became a teacher and professor of voice, a choirmaster and a good singer. He traveled extensively, living in Marcellus, NY, Vicksburg, MS, Baltimore, MD, Cincinnati, OH, Burr Oak and Findley, MI. He compiled and published several song books: “New Pearls of Song” (1877), “Notes of Praise” (1890), “Crown of gold” (1892), “Always welcome” (1881), “Songs of love and praise #5” (1898), “Notes of praise”, and “Brightest glory”. He never married. John Perry

E. A. Washburn

1819 - 1881 Person Name: Edward Abiel Washburn Author of "Softly The Night Is Sleeping" in The Cyber Hymnal Washburn, Edward Abiel, D.D., was born April 16, 1819; graduated at Harvard, 1838; studied theology at Andover and New Haven, and entered the Congregational ministry. In 1844, having been ordained in the Protestant Episcopal Church, he became Rector of St. Paul's, Newburyport, Mass., where he remained till 1851. Spending 1851-52 in Europe, on his return he became Rector of St. John's, Hartford, 1853-62, and Professor of Church Polity in Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, Connecticut; also Rector of St. Mark's, Philadelphia, 1862-65; and Calvary, New York, 1865-81. He died Feb. 2, 1881. His works include Social Law of God, 1874, and translations of Latin hymns. A selection from his poems was published in New York in 1881. Some of his translations are given in Schaff's Christ in Song, 1869, and other collections. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Caleb Simper

1857 - 1942 Person Name: C. Simper Composer of "[Softly the night is sleeping on Bethl'hem's peaceful hill]" in Carols Old and Carols New

Massah M. Warner

1836 - 1900 Person Name: Massah Miksch Warner Composer of "[Softly the night is sleeping]" in The Cyber Hymnal

John Maude Crament

1845 - 1912 Person Name: J. M. Crament Composer of "[Softly the night is sleeping]" in Carols Old and Carols New

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