Sinners, hear the melting story

Sinners, hear the melting story

Author: Thomas Hastings
Tune: WORTHING
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Thomas Hastings

Hastings, Thomas, MUS. DOC., son of Dr. Seth Hastings, was born at Washington, Lichfield County, Connecticut, October 15, 1784. In 1786, his father moved to Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y. There, amid rough frontier life, his opportunities for education were small; but at an early age he developed a taste for music, and began teaching it in 1806. Seeking a wider field, he went, in 1817, to Troy, then to Albany, and in 1823 to Utica, where he conducted a religious journal, in which he advocated his special views on church music. In 1832 he was called to New York to assume the charge of several Church Choirs, and there his last forty years were spent in great and increasing usefulness and repute. He died at New York, May 15, 1872. His aim was the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sinners, hear the melting story
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #467

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Joy Bells #N39

New Joy Bells #d117

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The Baptist Praise Book #617

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The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #462

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The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #188

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