O God of beauty, oft revealed

Author: Henry Hallam Tweedy

Born: Au­gust 5, 1868, Bing­ham­ton, New York. Died: Ap­ril 11, 1953, Brat­tle­bo­ro, Ver­mont. Buried: Moun­tain View Cem­e­tery, New Fair­field, Con­nec­ti­cut. Tweedy at­tend­ed Phil­lips An­do­ver Acad­e­my, Yale Un­i­ver­si­ty (BA & MA), Un­ion The­o­lo­gic­al Sem­in­ary, and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ber­lin. Or­dained a Con­gre­ga­tion­al­ist min­is­ter in 1898, he pas­tored at Ply­mouth Church, Uti­ca, New York (1892-1902), and South Church, Bridge­port, Con­nec­ti­cut (1902-09). He then be­came Pro­fess­or of Hom­i­le­tics at Yale Di­vin­i­ty School (1909-37). He taught lit­ur­gy, mu­sic, and the arts, and was in­ter­est­ed in re­li­gious ar­chi­tect­ure. His… Go to person page >

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First Line: O God of beauty, oft revealed
Author: Henry Hallam Tweedy

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ST. MATTHEW (Croft)

ST. MATTHEW was published in the Supplement to the New Version of Psalms by Dr. Brady and Mr. Tate (1708), where it was set to Psalm 33 and noted as a new tune. The editor of the Supplement, William Croft (PHH 149), may be the composer of ST. MATTHEW. One of the longer British psalm tunes, it has a…

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