Augustus (Gus) Franklin Myers USA 1850-1902. Born at Ashland, OH, he was a music composer and publisher. He may have taught music, as his title of ‘Professor’, is noted by one source. His song books include: “The life line”, “The search light” (1894), “The seed sower” (1897). He wrote many lyrics and tunes. He died at Toledo, OH.
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Display Title: Why I Sing (Root)First Line: At my work I’m always singingTune Title: VALLADOLIDAuthor: George F. Root; Hezekiah ButterworthMeter: 87.87 DSource: Palace of Song (Cincinati: John Church Company; Adapt. (for Sunday Schools): Heart and Voice by William F. Sherwin (Cincinnati: John Church Company, 1881)