Stach, Matthaus, b. March 4, 1711, at Mankendorf, Moravia. 1733 Moravian missionary in Greenland. 1771 Moravian minister in Pennsylvania, d. Dec. 21, 1787.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below.
According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…
Display Title: There's But a Small Beginning MadeFirst Line: There's but a small beginning madeTune Title: OLD HUNDREDTHAuthor: Nicholas L. von Zinzendorf, 1700-1760Date: 1969Subject: The Church's Life and Work | Spread of the Gospel