Born: March 30, 1828, Stradone, County Cavan, Ireland.
Died: Circa 1903, probably in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Dewart arrived in Canada around 1834. Ordained a Methodist minister in 1855, he edited the Methodist newspaper, the Toronto Christian Guardian (1869-94), and earned a DD degree from Victoria University, Toronto, in 1879. His works include:
Selections from Canadian Poets (Montréal, Canada: John Lovell, 1864)
Songs of Life (Toronto, Canada: 1869)
Bible Under Higher Criticism
Broken Reeds, or, The Heresies of the Plymouth Brethren Shown to Be Contrary to Scripture & Reason… Go to person page >
Henry Baker (b. Nuneham, Oxfordshire, England, 1835; d. Wimbledon, England, 1910; not to be confused with Henry W. Baker) was educated as a civil engineer at Winchester and Cooper's Hill and was active in railroad building in India. In 1867 he completed a music degree at Exeter College, Oxford, Engl…
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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…
Display Title: O Thou Who Hast, in Every AgeFirst Line: O Thou who hast, in every ageTune Title: HURSLEYAuthor: Edward H. DewartMeter: LMSource: Methodist Hymn and Tune Book (Toronto, Canada: Methodist Book and Publishing House, 1894), number 927.