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Composer: Arthur Sullivan

Arthur Seymour Sullivan (b Lambeth, London. England. 1842; d. Westminster, London, 1900) was born of an Italian mother and an Irish father who was an army band­master and a professor of music. Sullivan entered the Chapel Royal as a chorister in 1854. He was elected as the first Mendelssohn scholar in 1856, when he began his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He also studied at the Leipzig Conservatory (1858-1861) and in 1866 was appointed professor of composition at the Royal Academy of Music. Early in his career Sullivan composed oratorios and music for some Shakespeare plays. However, he is best known for writing the music for lyrics by William S. Gilbert, which produced popular operettas such as H.M.S. Pinafore (1878), The… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Arthur Sullivan (1873)
Incipit: 33332 11432 17555
Copyright: Public Domain



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Services for Congregational Worship. The New Hymn and Tune Book #316

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The Church Hymnal #624a

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The Church Hymnary #221

The Home and School Hymnal #230a

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The Hymnal for Schools #158

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The Hymnal #384

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The Institute Hymnal #143a

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The Packer Hymnal #158

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The University Hymn Book #171

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