Born: April 29, 1832, Willimantic, Connecticut.
A Baptist minister, Brown pastored churches in South Framingham and Canton, Massachusetts (1859-70). Retiring from pastoral work due to vocal disability, he was a contributor and editor of the Youth’s Companion for more than 40 years, and a member of the office staff for the last 20. Between 1880 and 1890, he contributed hymns more or less regularly to the quartet and antiphonal chorus service at the Ruggles Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts. His works include:
The Blount Family
Nameless Women of the Bible
The Story of the Hymns and Tu… Go to person page >