HELENA (Bradbury)

HELENA (Bradbury)

Composer: W. B. Bradbury
Published in 13 hymnals


Audio files: MIDI

Composer: W. B. Bradbury

William Bachelder Bradbury USA 1816-1868. Born at York, ME, he was raised on his father's farm, with rainy days spent in a shoe-shop, the custom in those days. He loved music and spent spare hours practicing any music he could find. In 1830 the family moved to Boston, where he first saw and heard an organ and piano, and other instruments. He became an organist at 15. He attended Dr. Lowell Mason's singing classes, and later sang in the Bowdoin Street church choir. Dr. Mason became a good friend. He made $100/yr playing the organ, and was still in Dr. Mason's choir. Dr. Mason gave him a chance to teach singing in Machias, ME, which he accepted. He returned to Boston the following year to marry Adra Esther Fessenden in 1838, then rel… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: HELENA (Bradbury)
Composer: W. B. Bradbury
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Incipit: 33332 16665 12123
Copyright: Public Domain

Instances

Instances (1 - 13 of 13)
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Bradbury's Golden Shower of S.S. Melodies #73

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #77

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Hymns of Grace and Truth #126

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Laudes Domini #194

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Laudes Domini #195

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Laudes Domini #156

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #490

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Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs #956

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Songs for the Sanctuary #296

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Songs for the Sanctuary #975

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The Brethren Hymnal #433

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The New Laudes Domini #378

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The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #111

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