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We honor those whose work began

Author: Edward Augustus Horton

Horton, Rev. Edward Augustus. (Springfield, Massachusetts, September 28, 1843--April 15, 1931, Toronto, Canada). He studied at the University of Chicago and at Meadville Theological School, from which he graduated in 1868. He served Unitarian churches in Leominster, Mass., 1868-1875; Hingham, Mass., 1877-1880; and the Second Church in Boston, 1880-1892. Thereafter he was active in the work of the Unitarian Sunday School Society. In 1912, he wrote an "Anniversary Hymn" beginning "We honor those whose work began" which was included in The New Hymn and Tune Book, 1914. --Henry Wilder Foote, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: We honor those whose work began
Author: Edward Augustus Horton
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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WAREHAM (Knapp)

William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…

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