Dr. Samuel Arnold, an English musician and composer; born in London, Aug. 10, 1739; composed for the theatre, the church, and also oratorio music; succeeded Dr. Nares as organist; died at Westminster, Oct. 22, 1802.
A Dictionary of Musical Information by John W. Moore, Boston: Oliver, Ditson & Company, 1876 Go to person page >
Arranger: J. Freeman Young
John Freeman Young (1820-1885)
Born: October 30, 1820, Pittston, Maine.
Died: November 15, 1885, New York City.
Buried: Old City Cemetery, Jacksonville, Florida.
Young attended Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut; Wesleyan Seminary, Readfield, Maine; and the Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia. Ordained a Protestant Episcopal minister, he served in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and New York, and became the second bishop of Florida in 1867. His works include:
Carols for Christmas Tide (New York: Daniel Dana, Jr., 1859)
Hymns and Music for the Young, 1860-61… Go to person page >