William Billings

Short Name: William Billings
Full Name: Billings, William, 1746-1800
Birth Year: 1746
Death Year: 1800

Billings was one of the first major American composers. He was born on October 7, 1746 in Boston and died on September 26, 1800 in Boston.
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NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/i/l/billings_w.htm

Wikipedia Biography

William Billings (October 7, 1746 – September 26, 1800) is regarded as the first American choral composer.
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