Beach, Curtis. (Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 9, 1914--February 23, 1993, Bangor, Maine). Comes from several generations of ministers. He was educated at Harvard (B.A. 1935), Boston University School of Theology (S.T.B. 1941), and the University of Southern California (Ph.D. 1957). Minister of the Neighborhood Church, Pasedena (1943-1959), and the Smithfield United Church in Pittsburgh from 1959-1975. Minister of First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, Maine, 1975-1980.
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Composed for Bridges's text by George J. Elvey (PHH 48), DIADEMATA was first published in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Since that publication, the tune has retained its association with this text. The name DIADEMATA is derived from the Greek word for "crowns."
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Display Title: Praise to the Living GodFirst Line: Praise to the living godTune Title: DIADEMATAAuthor: Curtis BeachMeter: S.M.D.Scripture: Psalm 84:1-2Date: 1995Subject: Adoration and Praise | God; God | Providence and Goodness of; God | Works in Creation