Asa Fitz

Short Name: Asa Fitz
Full Name: Fitz, Asa, 1810-1910
Birth Year: 1810
Death Year (est.): 1910

Fitz, Asa. This signature, as in Thring's Collection 1882, to "Great Giver of all good" [Flower Services), is found in a few American collections. Of this hymn stanza. i. is by Mr. Thring.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Fitz, Asa, p. 1563, ii. In Asa Fitz's American School Hymn Book, 1854 (ed. 1857, No. 75), a hymn is given without name of author, beginning "Ten thousand different flowers." This is repeated in Thring's Collection, 1882, under Fitz's name, with a new stanza by Preb. Thring as st. i., beginning "Great Giver of all good." The text of 1854 is not, however, by Fitz, but is sts. ii.-vi. of Ann Gilbert's "Spared to another Spring "; see p. 1116, ii. 18. [Rev. James Mearns,, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


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