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In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >
Author: William Sherwin
Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >
Display Title: ¡Firmes! ¡Firmes!First Line: Siervos de Jesús, hombres de verdadTune Title: [Siervos de Jesús, hombres de verdad]Author: J. C. Vareto; William F. Sherwin, 1826-1888Scripture: 1 Corinthians 16:13Date: 2010Subject: La vida christian | Lucha contra el mal; The Christian Life | Spiritual warfare