Joseph Brackett

Joseph Brackett
Joseph Brackett
Short Name: Joseph Brackett
Full Name: Brackett, Joseph, 1797-1882
Birth Year: 1797
Death Year: 1882

Joseph Brackett Jr. (May 6, 1797 – July 4, 1882) was an American songwriter, author, and elder of The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, better known as the Shakers. Brackett's most famous song, "Simple Gifts", is still widely performed and adapted.

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