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Composer: Simeon B. Marsh

Simeon Butler Marsh USA 1798-1875. Born at Sherburne, NY, he was raised on a farm. A Presbyterian, he became a gifted organist and teacher. He sang in a choir at age seven and studied music at age 16. By age 19 he was teaching in the local singing schools in Geneva, NY, and had met hymnist, Thomas Hastings from Geneva, NY, who gave him much encouragement. He married Eliza Carrier, and they had a son, John, and a daughter, Jane. In 1837 he became publisher of the Amsterdam, NY, paper “Intelligencer” (later called ‘Recorder’), and ran it for seven years, even setting his own type. He moved back to Sherburne and founded the Sherburne News. He taught music to choirs and children for almost 30 years in and around the Albany Pres… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: ENDOR
Composer: Simeon B. Marsh
Incipit: 15556 65171 32177
Copyright: Public Domain



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Church and Sunday School Hymnal with Supplement #260

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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #355

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The Brethren Hymnal #260

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The New Harmonia Sacra #352a

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