Composer: Henry Coward (1889)
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Composer: Henry Coward

Born: No­vem­ber 26, 1849, Li­ver­pool, Eng­land. Died: June 10, 1944, Shef­field, Eng­land. Eldest child of Hen­ry and Har­ri­et Cow­ard, Hen­ry served an ap­pren­tice­ship at Shef­field as a pen blade mak­er. Though un­ed­u­cat­ed, he be­came a teach­er at Grease­bo­rough school; he later earned his Bachelor of Mu­sic at Ox­ford in 1889, and Doc­tor of Mu­sic in 1894. He con­duct­ed the Hud­ders­field chor­al so­ci­e­ty for 30 years, and is cred­it­ed with re­viv­ing the ton­ic-sol-fa meth­od which he used with sing­ers from the mills an fac­to­ries who could not read mu­sic. He con­duct­ed ma­ny Whit Sun­day sings in Shef­field, in­clud­ing a per­for­mance be­fore Queen Vic­to… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Henry Coward (1889)
Incipit: 56754 33276 72617
Key: G Major
Source: The Primitive Methodist Hymnal, edited by George Booth (London: Primitive Methodist Publishing House, 1889), page 41
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #4230
Text: My God, My King, Thy Praise I Sing
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The Cyber Hymnal #4230

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