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[Dare to do right! dare to be true] (Bradbury)

[Dare to do right! dare to be true] (Bradbury)

Composer: William B. Bradbury
Published in 14 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: William B. Bradbury

William Bachelder Bradbury USA 1816-1868. Born at York, ME, he was raised on his father's farm, with rainy days spent in a shoe-shop, the custom in those days. He loved music and spent spare hours practicing any music he could find. In 1830 the family moved to Boston, where he first saw and heard an organ and piano, and other instruments. He became an organist at 15. He attended Dr. Lowell Mason's singing classes, and later sang in the Bowdoin Street church choir. Dr. Mason became a good friend. He made $100/yr playing the organ, and was still in Dr. Mason's choir. Dr. Mason gave him a chance to teach singing in Machias, ME, which he accepted. He returned to Boston the following year to marry Adra Esther Fessenden in 1838, then rel… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Dare to do right! dare to be true] (Bradbury)
Composer: William B. Bradbury
Meter: 8.10.10.10 with refrain
Incipit: 32313 23565 43217
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Best Hymns No. 4 #135

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De Ungas Sångbok #257

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Gems of Song #106

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Primary Teachers' Manual #36

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Songs for Children #70

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Songs for Service #151

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Songs for the Sunday School #77

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Sunday School Melodies #165

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Sunday School Voices, No.2 #147

The Book of Praise #772

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The Fellowship Hymn Book #89

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The Little Seraph #144b

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The Methodist Sunday School Hymnal #222

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Welcome Songs #5

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