Lanier, H. Glen. (Welcome, Davison County, North Carolina, December 12, 1925--September 9, 1978, Statesville, N.C.). Pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Thomasville, N.C. Received his A.B. degree from High Point College in 1945 and his B.D. degree from Duke University Divinity School in 1949.
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MELCOMBE was first used as an anonymous chant tune (with figured bass) in the Roman Catholic Mass and was published in 1782 in An Essay on the Church Plain Chant. It was first ascribed to Samuel Webbe (the elder; b. London, England, 1740; d. Lo…