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HELENA (Talbot)

Composer: Frederick Hilborn Talbot

Frederick Hilborn Talbot was born in 1927 in British Guiana (present day Guyana). He was influenced by his uncle Reverend David Patterson Talbot. Bishop William R. Wilkes noticed Fred Talbot's leadership role in organizing the Wilkes Youth Choir and arranged a scholarship for Talbot to attend the AME's Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina. He was ordained an itinerant deacon in 1951 and an itinerant elder in 1953 and served churches in the Little Mountain Circuit in South Carolina. After earning his B.A. he enrolled in Yale Divinity School and served as pastor at the First Methodist Episcopal Church in New Haven. He received an M.Div in 1957 from Yale and a S.T.M. in 1959 from Pacific School of Religion. He taught at Shorter College… Go to person page >

Harmonizer: Claude H. Dunson

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Tune Information

Title: HELENA (Talbot)
Composer: Frederick Hilborn Talbot
Harmonizer: Claude H. Dunson
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 53217 66432 17754
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © 1982 by Frederick H. Talbot


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African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymnal #613

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