[Chant] (Greatheed 17671)

[Chant] (Greatheed 17671)

Composer: S. S. Greatheed
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: S. S. Greatheed

GREATHEED, Rev. Samuel Stephenson, was born in Somersetshire on Feb. 22, 1813. He received his first instruction in harmony from Mr. W. Chappell Ball, organist of St. Mary's, Taunton. In 1831 he entered at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. as fourth wrangler in 1835, and was elected to a Fellowship in 1837. In May 1838 he was ordained by Bishop Allen (of Ely), and in the same year vacated his Fellowship by marriage. In 1838 and 1839 Mr. Greatheed spent about six months in Berlin, where he studied music under G. W. Schwarz. In 1840 he was appointed to the Curacy of West Drayton, Middlesex, and in 1862 to the Rectory of Corringham, Essex. Mr. Greatheed began to study counterpoint systematically in 1844. His published works a… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: S. S. Greatheed
Incipit: 17671 23221
Key: A Major
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