The good old ship

Our good old ship is under way

Author: Orramel Whittlesey
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Orramel Whittlesey

Orramel Whittlesey, b. 1 Nov 1801 in Salem Con., on the far belonging to his father, John, where he spent his youth under the strict discipline of his father, who was a minister. He studied music and other subjects after his day's work was done. He and his brothers became very proficient in music. They started manufacturing and marketing pianos. After his marriage on 1 Jan 1826 to Charlotte Maconda Morgan, he moved to Buffalo, NY where he lived for three years before moving back to Salem, Conn. Orramel represented Salem in the General Assembly, was Justice of the Peace, and also State Senator. In 1839 he established and opened "Music Vale," the first conservatory of music in New England. Lowell Mason and George F. Root received their techni… Go to person page >

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First Line: Our good old ship is under way
Title: The good old ship
Author: Orramel Whittlesey
Refrain First Line: Come join the temperance crew

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