Asa Brooks Everett MusDoc USA 1828-1875. Born in VA, he planned to be a doctor, but decided to study music instead. He studied in Boston for four years and also in Leipzig, Germany for four years.. He composed many gospel tunes and edited “The Sceptre” a New York publication. His brothers, Benjamin and Leonard, were also composers. He and Leonard organized a musical instruction system in Richmond, VA, in the 1850s. By 1861, 50 teachers and singing schools were representing them and using their publications. He died in Nashville, TN.
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Tune Title: BRYANFirst Line: The day of Christ, the day of GodComposer: Asa Brooks EverettMeter: LMKey: D MajorSource: Wesleyan Hymn and Tune Book by Leonard C. Everett (Nashville: Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1859)