Soft, soft, music is stealing

Soft, soft, music is stealing

Author: Mary Dana Shindler
Tune: SOFT MUSIC
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: Mary Dana Shindler

Shindler, Mary Stanley Bunce, née Palmer, better known as Mrs. Dana, was born in Beaufort, South Carolina, Feb. 15, 1810. In 1835 she was married to Charles E. Dana, of New York, and removed with him to Bloomington, now Muscatine, Iowa, in 1838. Mr. Dana died in 1839, and Mrs. Dana returned to South Carolina. Subsequently she was married to the Rev. Robert D. Shindler, who was Professor in Shelby College, Kentucky, in 1851, and afterwards in Texas. Mrs. Shindler, originally a Presbyterian, was for some time an Unitarian; but of late years she has been a member of the Protestant Episcopal Church. As Mary S. B. Dana she published the Southern Harp, 1840, and the Northern Harp, 1841. From these works her hymns have been taken, 8 of which are… Go to person page >

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First Line: Soft, soft, music is stealing
Author: Mary Dana Shindler
Refrain First Line: Soft, sweet lingers the strain

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The Sacred Harp #323b

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