Charles H. Purday

Short Name: Charles H. Purday
Full Name: Purday, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1799-1885
Birth Year: 1799
Death Year: 1885

Charles H. Purday (1799-1885) A publisher, composer, lecturer, and writer, Purday had a special interest in church music. He published Crown Court Psalmody (1854), Church and Home Metrical Psalter and Hymnal (1860), which included SANDON, and, with Frances Havergal, Songs of Peace and Joy (1879). A precentor in the Scottish Church in Crown Court, London, Purday sang at the coronation of Queen Victoria. In the publishing field he is known as a strong proponent of better copyright laws to protect the works of authors and publishers.

Bert Polman


Tunes by Charles H. Purday (6)sort descendingAsInstances
BAYSWATER (Purday)Charles Henry Purday (Composer)3
GAINSWORTHCharles H. Purday (Composer)3
GOSHENCharles H. Purday, 1799-1885 (Composer)8
NOTTING HILLC. H. Purday (Composer)5
SANDON (Purday)Charles H. Purday (Composer)113
ST. ULRICHC. H. Purday (Composer)4
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