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Before thy footstool kneeling

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Before thy footstool kneeling
Author: Thomas Hastings

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A Selection of Hymns #431

Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d32

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d8

Songs in the Night; or Hymns for the Sick and Suffering. 2nd ed. #d16

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #358

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #358

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Spiritual Songs for Social Worship #358

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The Baptist Harp #101

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #584

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #108

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The Mother's Hymn Book #79

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The Saint's Harp #208

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