SOON AND FOR EVER

Composer: Harriett H. Pierson

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Composer: Herbert Stephen Irons

Born: January 19, 1834, Canterbury, Kent, England. Died: June 29, 1905, Nottingham, England. Irons was a nephew of the brothers Stephen & George Elvey. He became a chorister at Canterbury Cathedral under T. E. Jones. After studying music under Stephen Elvey at Oxford, he was appointed organist at St. Columba’s College, a large public school at Rathfarnham, near Dublin, Ireland. He stayed there only a few months before being offered the position of organist at Southwell Minister. From Southwell, he went to Chester as assistant organist to Frederic Gunton. Three years later, he accepted an appointment at St. Andrew’s Church, Nottingham, where he remained until his death. --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SOON AND FOR EVER
Composer: Harriett H. Pierson
Composer: Herbert Stephen Irons
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 35117 12344 43545

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