Composer: Hugh McGraw (1959)
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Composer: Hugh McGraw

Born 20 February 1931 in Central Hatchee, Georgia, Hugh Winfred McGraw died 28 May 2017 at the age of 86. Mr. McGraw was active in Sacred Harp singing, composing, promotion and publishing through most of his adult life. He is widely regarded as the most significant individual in the renewed growth and spread of Sacred Harp singing in the latter decades of the 20th century and the first decades of the 21st. He was the editor of the 1991 "Denson" edition of the Sacred Harp. The following obituary is taken from the website of the funeral home where his funeral was held: Obituary for Hugh Winfred McGraw Hugh W. McGraw February 20, 1931 – May 28, 2017 Having lived the fullest of lives, characterized by selfless compassion and unbridled c… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Hugh McGraw (1959)
Meter: D
Incipit: 55517 56711 55545
Key: e minor or modal
Copyright: © 1960 Sacred Harp Publishing Company, Inc.


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The Sacred Harp #500

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