Within these quiet walls, O Lord a fond

Within these quiet walls, O Lord a fond

Author: Thomas Hastings
Published in 7 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: Within these quiet walls, O Lord a fond
Author: Thomas Hastings

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Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for Mothers #d97
Hymns for the Vestry and the Fireside #d370
Mission Songs: for the Use of Missionary Assemblies. 6th ed. #d169
Mother's Hymn Book . New ed. #d159
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #490Page Scan
The Mother's Hymn Book. (Third stereotyped ed. Rev. and enl.) #78Page Scan
The Mother's Hymn Book: compiled from various authors and private manuscripts: for the use of maternal associations, and for special occasions of social and private worship #58Page Scan
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