Born: June 16, 1862, Buffalo Lithia Springs, Virginia.
Died: August 25, 1915, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Fannie received the name "Exile" in memory of her birthplace, to which her mother had fled from Morgantown, West Virginia, during the American civil war (in which Fannie’s lawyer father served as a lieutenant colonel). After the war, the Heck family moved to Raleigh, North Carolina. She attended the Hobgood Seminary girls’ school there, and later the Hollins Institute near Roanoke, Virginia. She taught Sunday School at the First Baptist Church in Raleigh, and went on to become vice-president of the Southern Sociological Congress, a member of the North Carolina Society of Social Wo… Go to person page >
Felice de Giardini (b. Turin, Italy, 1716; d. Moscow, Russia, 1796) composed ITALIAN HYMN in three parts for this text at the request of Selina Shirley, the famous evangelically minded Countess of Huntingdon. Giardini was living in London at the time and contributed this tune and three others to Mar…