Daniel Batchellor, a Quaker, was born on November 23, 1845 in London, England. He wrote children’s songs and musical instruction books. He was schooled in Brighton, and emigrated to America in 1877. Arriving in Boston, Massachusetts, in October of that year, he made his way to the New England Conservatory and the Oratory at Boston University. Batchellor spent much of his career promoting the Tonic Sol-fa singing method, though the movement ultimately failed to establish itself. Batchellor died on January 19, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
His works include:
The Bouquet of Song, 1883
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