Sing, Every Boy and Maiden

Author: Melancthon Woolsey Stryker

Stryker, Melancthon Woolsey, D.D., son of the Rev. Isaac Pierson Stryker, was born at Vernon, New York, Jan. 7, 1851, and educated at Hamilton College (1872) and Auburn Theological Seminary (1876). In 1876 he entered the Presbyterian ministry as Pastor at Auburn, New York. In 1878 he removed to Ithaca, N. Y.; in 1883 to Holyoke, Massachusetts, and in 1885 to Chicago, Illinois. He received his degree of D.D. from Hamilton College in 1889. He has edited Christian Chorals, 1885 ; New Alleluia, 1880-86; and Church Song, 1889. He was also joint editor with H. P. Main of The Church Praise Book, 1882. He has also published Hymns and Verses, 1883, and Song of Miriam, and Other Hymns and Verses, 1888. To two of these works which have been design… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sing, every boy and maiden
Title: Sing, Every Boy and Maiden
Author: Melancthon Woolsey Stryker
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

BASFORD


ELLACOMBE

Published in a chapel hymnal for the Duke of W├╝rtemberg (Gesangbuch der Herzogl, 1784), ELLACOMBE (the name of a village in Devonshire, England) was first set to the words "Ave Maria, klarer und lichter Morgenstern." During the first half of the nineteenth century various German hymnals altered the…

Go to tune page >


Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Choral Song #d182

Everybody's Hymn Book for Church and Home #d268

Page Scan

Hymns of the Centuries (Chapel Edition) #333

Page Scan

Hymns of the Centuries #193

Page Scan

The New Alleluia #204

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us