The rosy light is dawning

The rosy light is dawning

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 37 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: The rosy light is dawning
Author: Thomas Hastings



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A Manual of Devotion and Hymns for the House of Refuge, City of New York #2

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Hymns for Sunday Schools #18

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d127

Oriola #d230

Oriola #d233

Psalms and Hymns Adapted to Social, Private and Public Worship #d780

Sabbath School Gems #d115

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Sabbath School Gems of Music and Poetry: designed expressly for the Sabbath School #10

Sunday School Hymn Book #d414

The Canadian Warbler #d147

The Children's Choir #d46

The Clariona #d205

The Evergreen #d87

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #13

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The Plymouth Sabbath School Collection of Hymns and Tunes #41

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The Presbyterian Juvenile Psalmodist #78

The Sacred Lyre #d62

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