Heirs of an immortal crown

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: Heirs of an immortal crown
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Christian Praise #439

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Christian Praise #439

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Church Melodies #794

Psalmista #d98

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Selah #214b

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Song Anchor #41

Supplement to the Advent and Sabbath Hymn Book #d29

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The Baptist Hymn Book #1106

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The New York Choralist #233

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