[By the waters, the waters of Babylon]

Composer (attributed to): 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 (attributed to): William Billings
Incipit: 17656 76545 654
Key: a minor
Source: Traditional Jewish melody.


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