Lewis H. Redner

Lewis H. Redner
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Short Name: Lewis H. Redner
Full Name: Redner, Lewis H., 1831-1908
Birth Year: 1831
Death Year: 1908

Wikipedia Biography

Lewis Henry Redner (December 15, 1831, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 29, 1908, Hotel Marlborough, Atlantic City, New Jersey) was an American musician, best known as the composer of the popular Christmas carol "St. Louis", better known as "O Little Town of Bethlehem". Redner was very involved with local charities. He served on the first board of Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, a homeless shelter and soup kitchen, in 1878. Redner never married. He was buried at The Woodlands Cemetery in Philadelphia.

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