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Composer: William Fisk Sherwin, (1826-1888)

Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain th… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Fisk Sherwin, (1826-1888)
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7

Instances

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music, for the Sunday-school #14

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A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music, for the Sunday-school #15

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The Sunday School Hymnal: with offices of devotion #8

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