Thomas C. Griggs

Short Name: Thomas C. Griggs
Full Name: Griggs, Thomas Chapin, 1845-1903
Birth Year: 1845
Death Year: 1903

Wikipedia Biography

Thomas Cott Griggs (19 June 1845 – 12 August 1903) was an English-born Latter-day Saint director and hymnwriter. He was the composer of the music to "Gently Raise the Sacred Strain", which has been used by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for over three-quarters of a century as the opening number in the Music and the Spoken Word broadcasts.

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