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Is thy pathway often drear

Author: William F. Sherwin

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Is thy pathway often drear
Author: William F. Sherwin

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Sunday School #d116
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music, for the Sunday-school #71Page Scan
Hymn Service for the Sunday School #10Page Scan
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