[Chant] (Walter 11271)

[Chant] (Walter 11271)

Composer: William Henry Walter
Published in 5 hymnals


Composer: William Henry Walter

William Henry Walter, (1825-1893) was born in Newark, New Jersey, and was organist at both a Presbyterian and an Episcopal church there. From 1842 on he served various Episcopal churches in New York City and finally became organist at Trinity Chapel, Columbia University, in 1865. The university had granted him an honorary Doctor of Music degree in 1864. Walter wrote masses, service music, and anthems, but is best known for FESTAL SONG. Other publications include Manual of Church Music (1860, Chorals and Hymns, Hymnal with Tunes Old and New, Selections of Psalms with Chants (1857), The Common Prayer with Ritual Song (1868). Died: 1893, New York Ci­ty. --The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Henry Walter
Incipit: 11271 43221
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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