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 >
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…