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AIKEN

AIKEN

Composer: Hubert P. Main
Published in 1 hymnal


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: Hubert P. Main

Born: Au­gust 17, 1839, Ridge­field, Con­nec­ti­cut. Died: Oct­ob­er 7, 1925, New­ark, New Jer­sey. Son of Syl­ves­ter Main, Hu­bert at­tend­ed sing­ing school un­til 1854, when he went to New York Ci­ty and worked as an er­rand boy in a wall­pa­per house. In Ap­ril 1855, he be­came an er­rand boy in the Bris­tow & Morse pi­a­no com­pa­ny. That same year, he helped his fa­ther ed­it the Sun­day School Lute song­book by Isaac Wood­bu­ry. In 1867, Main was called to fill a po­si­tion in Wil­liam Brad­bu­ry’s pub­lish­ing house. Fol­low­ing Brad­bu­ry’s death in 1868, the Big­low & Main pub­lish­ers were formed as its suc­cess­or. In ad­di­tion to pub­lish­ing, Main wrote over 1,000… Go to person page >

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Composer: Hubert P. Main
Meter: 7s & 6s, with Refrain

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Gloria Deo #674

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