Born in Mexico in 1889 to parents from the U.S. who were missionaries. She married George Dent Naylor, a Methodist missionary and they worked in Guantánamo. She was a composer and choir director. Her music is widely used in Cuban churches.
Dianne Shapiro, from A Social History of Cuban's Protestants: God and the Nation, by James A.Baer (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2019) Go to person page >
The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio The Creation (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly astounding. He began his mus…
Display Title: ¡Cantad, cantad; la voz alzad!First Line: ¡Cantad, cantad; la voz alzad!Tune Title: CREATIONAuthor: Effie Chastain de NaylorMeter: 188.8.131.52.DScripture: Luke 2:8-20Date: 1998Subject: Christmas | ; Navidad |