[Chant] (W. Hayes 15625)

[Chant] (W. Hayes 15625)

Composer: William Hayes
Published in 5 hymnals


Composer: William Hayes

William Hayes (26 January 1708 (baptised) – 27 July 1777) was an English composer, organist, singer and conductor. Hayes was born in Gloucester. He trained at Gloucester Cathedral and spent the early part of his working life as organist of St Mary’s, Shrewsbury (1729) and Worcester Cathedral (1731). The majority of his career was spent at Oxford where he was appointed organist of Magdalen College in 1734, and established his credentials with the degrees of B.Mus in 1735 and D.Mus in 1749. (He was painted by John Cornish in his doctoral robes around 1749.) In 1741 he was unanimously elected Professor of Music and organist of the University Church. He presided over the city’s concert life for the next 30 years, and was instrumental i… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Chant] (W. Hayes 15625)
Composer: William Hayes
Incipit: 15625 67132 1
Key: D Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

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Gloria Deo #733

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The Church Hymnal #C44

The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes #C50b

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The Methodist Hymnal #730b

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