Hinsdale, Grace Webster, née Haddock, a Congregationalism daughter married to Theodore Hinsdale, a lawyer of New York, in 1850. Mrs. Hinsdale is a contributor to the periodical press, and has published Coming to the King, a Book of Daily Devotion for Children, 1865; republished in England as Daily Devotions for Children, 1867. Her hymns include :—
i. From Coming to the King, 1865.
1. A light streams downward from the sky. Heaven.
2. My soul complete in Jesus stands (1855). Safety in Jesus.
ii. From Schaff’s Christ in Song, N.Y., 1869.
3. Are there no wounds for me? Passiontide. Written April, 1868.
4. Jesus, the rays divine. Jesus ever present. Written July, 1868.
5. There was no angel 'midst the throng. Jesus, the D… Go to person page >
Derived from the fourth piano piece in Robert A. Schumann's Nachtstücke, Opus 23 (1839), CANONBURY first appeared as a hymn tune in J. Ireland Tucker's Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). The tune, whose title refers to a street and square in Islington, London, England, is often matched to Haver…
Henry Kemble Oliver (b. Beverly, MA, 1800; d. Salem, MA, 1885) composed FEDERAL STREET in 1832, possibly as an imitation of earlier psalm tunes in long meter. He took it to a music class taught by Lowell Mason (who may have contributed to the harmony); Mason (PHH 96) published it in his Boston Acade…