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O Beautiful Star of Bethlehem

O beautiful Star of Bethlehem, shining afar through shadows dim

Author: Adger M. Pace, 1883-1959; Theme by: R. Fisher Boyce
Tune: [O Beautiful Star of Bethlehem]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Adger M. Pace, 1883-1959

Born: August 13, 1882, Pelzer, South Carolina. Died: February 12, 1959, Lawrence County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Buried: Dunn Methodist Church Cemetery, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Pseudonyms: Millard A. Glenn; Charles H. Huff; Audalene Mayfield; Fay Wallington. Born August 13, 1882 near Pelzer, South Carolina, Adger M. Pace soon gained a love and appreciation for music that characterized the remainder of his life. He sang bass for seventeen years as a member of the Vaughan Radio Quartet, singing over WOAN--one of the South's first radio stations. He was also active in singing conventions, serving as one of the organizers and the first president of the National Singing Convention in 1937. Pace's most significant cont… Go to person page >

Theme by: R. Fisher Boyce

R. Fisher Boyce was born in the tiny community of Link, located in southern Rutherford County, in November 1887. The third of six children, Boyce loved music and was singing solo and in quartets by the early 1900s. In the spring of 1910, he married Cora Carlton from the Rockvale community. He later traveled to Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, where he attended one of the annual music normal schools conducted by the James D. Vaughan Publishing Company, a publisher of shape note hymnals. After completing his studies, Boyce went on to teach shape note "singing schools" through-out the area. From http://www.notsba.org/Newsletters/December2004Newsletter.htm Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O beautiful Star of Bethlehem, shining afar through shadows dim
Title: O Beautiful Star of Bethlehem
Author: Adger M. Pace, 1883-1959
Theme by: R. Fisher Boyce

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