Why lament the Christian dying

Why lament the Christian dying

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 26 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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Author: Thomas Hastings

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A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #460

Lyra Sacra Americana: or, Gems from American Sacred Poetry #d240

Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d155

Psalms and Hymns for the Worship of God #d935

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #1205

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The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #120

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