Mid blackness of the city's night

Author: Sarah E. Taylor

Taylor, Sarah Ellen. (England, 1883--October 5, 1954). She was born in an English manse, the daughter of a Primitive Methodist clergyman. At nine years of age she came to America. In 1904 she was graduated from Women's College, Brown University. In 1949 she retired after nearly a half century of teaching, which included six years in mission schools at Talladega, Alabama, and Richmond, Virginia. --The Hymn Society, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Mid blackness of the city's night
Author: Sarah E. Taylor

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ST. PETERSBURG

Dmitri Stephanovich Bortnianski (b. Gloukoff, Ukraine, 1751; d. St. Petersburg, Russia, 1825) was a Russian composer of church music, operas, and instrumental music. His tune ST. PETERSBURG (also known as RUSSIAN HYMN) was first published in J. H. Tscherlitzky's Choralbuch (1825). The tune is suppo…

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Hymnbook for Christian Worship #336

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