Donald S. Marsh (1923-2010) spent his childhood in Asia and then received Bachelors and Masters degrees in music, art and drama from the University of Houston. For 17 years he was involved in the theater, concert and TV world of New York City - as actor, choreographer and teacher. For three decades he served on the staff of the First Presbyterian Church of Port Jervis, directing over 75 plays and musicals, and conducting three choirs. He was an ordained Presbyterian elder. With his colleague, Richard Avery, they have seen over 150 of their songs published in various songbooks and hymnals. These hymns are represented for the world by The Hope Publishing Company. Don spent his retirement in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Display Title: Blessed and happy we shall beFirst Line: Oh, how blessed are the poor in spiritTune Title: THE BEATITUDESAuthor: Avery, Richard K., 1934-; Donald S. Marsh, 1923-2010Scripture: Matthew 5:1-12Date: 2013Subject: Zion—Reign of God |
Display Title: O How Blessed Are the Poor in SpiritFirst Line: O how blessed are the poor in spiritTune Title: THE BEATITUDESAuthor: Donald S. Marsh, 1923 -; Richard K. Avery, 1934 -; Rosalee Elser, 1925 -Scripture: Matthew 5:2-11; Romans 14:17-19Date: 1982Subject: Comfort | ; God's Love | ; Hope | ; Humility | ; Justice | ; Kingdom Of God | ; Mercy | ; National and World Peace | ; Purity and Piety | ; Servanthood | ; Trust | ; Zion |
Display Title: O How Blessed Are the Poor in SpiritFirst Line: O how blessed are the poor in spiritTune Title: [O how blessed are the poor in spirit]Author: Donald Marsh; Richard AveryDate: 1989Subject: Joy | ; Peace | ; Scripture Songs |
Display Title: O How Blest Are the Poor in SpiritFirst Line: O how blest are the poor in spiritTune Title: BEATITUDESAuthor: Donald Marsh; Richard AveryMeter: IrregularScripture: Matthew 5:3-10; Matthew 5:12Date: 1990