A. Brooks Everett

A. Brooks Everett
Short Name: A. Brooks Everett
Full Name: Everett, A. Brooks (Asa Brooks), 1828-1875
Birth Year: 1828
Death Year: 1875

Asa B. Everett (1828-1875)
Born: 1828, Vir­gin­ia.
Died: Sep­tem­ber 1875, near Nash­ville, Ten­nes­see.

Everett orig­in­al­ly planned to be a do­ctor, but went in­to mu­sic in­stead. He stu­died in Bos­ton, Mass­a­chu­setts, and Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny. He wrote ma­ny Gos­pel songs, and ed­it­ed The Scep­tre (New York: Big­low & Main, 1871). His bro­thers were also com­pos­ers, Ben­ja­min Holden Everett and Leonard C. Ev­er­ett.

His compositions include:
Beyond This Land of Part­ing
Footprints of Je­sus
Hark, the Gen­tle Voice
Loved One, Fare­well
There’s a Fount­ain Free
Who at My Door is Standing?


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