EGBERT

Composer: Walter Henry Hall

Born: April 25, 1862, London, England. Died: 1938, New York City. Buried: Boothbay Harbor, Maine, the location of his summer home. Hall studied at the Royal Academy of Music for four years under George Macfarren, H. C. Bannister, Charles Steggall, and others. He emigrated to America in 1883, where he was organist and choirmaster at St. Luke’s Church, Germantown, Pennsylvania; St. Peter’s Church, Albany, New York; Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York City; St. James’ Church, New York City; and Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City. He founded and conducted the Brooklyn Oratorio Society, and founded the Cathedral Festival Choir. His works include: Essentials of Choir Boy Training --www.hymntime.com/tch/  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: EGBERT
Composer: Walter Henry Hall (1917)
Meter: 6.5.6.5.6.6.6.5
Incipit: 16143 21712 21713
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Hymnal #117a

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