Born: March 11, 1837, Bethlehem (near Albany), New York.
Died: January 27, 1903, Los Angeles, California.
Buried: Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California.
After teaching school (1854-59), Clute graduated from the Michigan Agricultural College, then taught math 1862-66 before studying at Meadville Theological Seminary. He pastored in Vineland and Newark, New Jersey; Keokuk and Iowa City, Iowa; and Pomona, California. He also served as the fourth president of the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State College) (1889-93) and Florida Agricultural College (1893-97… Go to person page >
Robert Jackson (b, Oldham, Lancashire, England, 1842; d. Oldham, 1914) originally, composed TRENTHAM as a setting for Henry W. Baker's "O Perfect Life of Love" (380). Named for a village in Staffordshire, England, close to the town in which Jackson was born, the tune was published with the Baker tex…
Also called: WIRKSWORTH
WIRKSWORTH was first published in John Chetham's collection A Book of Psalmody (1718) and gained its present shape in James Green's Book of Psalm Tunes (1724). Set in minor tonality, WIRKSWORTH has a folk-like charm. The tune's name derives from the town Wirksworth in Derbysh…