AMHERST (Billings)

AMHERST (Billings)

Composer (melody): William Billings (1770)
Published in 3 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer (melody): William Billings

Billings was one of the first major American composers. He was born on October 7, 1746 in Boston and died on September 26, 1800 in Boston. Sources: Hughes, pp. 314-15 Jones, pp. 13-14 Pratt, p. 132 Randel, pp. 78-79 NN, Hymnary. Source: http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/b/i/l/billings_w.htm Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (melody): William Billings (1770)
Meter: 6.6.6.6.8.8
Key: D Major
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