Sweet is the pleasure

Sweet is the pleasure

Author: John S. Dwight
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: John S. Dwight

John Sullivan Dwight, born, in Boston, May 13, 1813, was a virtuoso in music, and an enthusiastic student of the art and science of tonal harmony. He joined a Harvard musical club known as "The Pierian Sodality" while a student at the University, and after his graduation became a prolific writer on musical subjects. Six years of his life were passed in the "Brook Farm Community." He was best known by his serial magazine, Dwight's Journal of Music, which was continued from 1852 to 1881. His death occurred in 1893. The Story of the Hymns and Tunes, Brown & Butterworth, 1906.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sweet is the pleasure
Author: John S. Dwight

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Grammar School Hymn Book #d230

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #853

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #853

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