|Short Name:||Joseph W. Lerman|
|Full Name:||Lerman, Joseph W., 1865-1935|
Born: December 23, 1865, London (possibly Bethnal Green), England.
Died: October 24, 1935, Brooklyn, New York.
Lerman emigrated to America as a child (he does not appear in the 1871 British census), and was a member of the Olivet Memorial Church in New York City. He played the organ there (1880-1908), and later at the Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, Borough Park Christian Church, and Fourth Avenue Methodist Church, all in Brooklyn. He wrote a considerable amount of church and Sunday School music, and served as musical editor for the Tullar-Meredith Company of New York City, and the Theodore Pressure Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Hughes, p. 472
Reynolds, p. 336
|Texts by Joseph W. Lerman (7)||As||Instances|
|Day of wonder, day of gladness||Joseph W. Lerman (Author (chorus))||1|
|Go out into the highways and compel them||J. W. Lerman (Author)||2|
|Hark the bugle tones resounding||J. W. L. (Author)||2|
|Listen to the bugle as it sounds||J. W. L. (Author)||3|
|Listen to the song swelling||J. W. L. (Author)||4|
|Sing, with all the sons of glory||J. W. Lerman (Author (Refrain))||1|
|The bells are sweetly chiming||J. W. L. (Author)||3|