Born: September 23, 1858, Winchendon, Massachusetts.
Died: June 29, 1917, Brunswick, Maine.
Buried: Pine Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, Maine.
Hyde lost both parents an early age, and grew up with relatives in Keene, New Hampshire. He was educated at Phillips Academy in Exeter (1875), Harvard (bachelor’s degree 1879), Union Theological Seminary (1879-80), and Andover Theological Seminary (1882). He was ordained a Congregational minister in 1883, and pastored in Paterson, New Jersey (1883-85), then served as president of Bowdoin College (1885-1917). His works include:
Practical Ethics, 1892
Practical Idealism, 1897
God’s Education of Man, 1899
Jesus’ Way, 1902
From Epicurus to Christ, 1904 (reprinted in 1911… Go to person page >
Edward Miller (b. Norwich, England, 1735; d. Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, 1807) adapted ROCKINGHAM from an earlier tune, TUNEBRIDGE, which had been published in Aaron Williams's A Second Supplement to Psalmody in Miniature (c. 1780). ROCKINGHAM has long associations in Great Britain and North Amer…
William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…
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