|Short Name:||Joseph Brackett|
|Full Name:||Brackett, Joseph, 1797-1882|
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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|'Tis the gift to be simple||Joseph Brackett (Author)||4|