[The sleigh bells jingle in their glee]

[The sleigh bells jingle in their glee]

Composer: Henry S. Perkins (1875)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Composer: Henry S. Perkins

Henry Southwick Perkins USA 1833-1914. Born at Stockbridge, VT, the son of musical parents (both singers) he was trained musically, primarly by his father. He attended some of the best literary schools in his youth. His formal music education began in 1857, when he entered the Boston Music School, graduating in 1861. For over 20 years he devoted considerable time to conducting music festivals and conventions throughout America, from ME to CA. He also taught music in NY, OH, IN, WI, IA, CO, KS, and TX. He served as Professor of Music at the University of IA (1867-69), principal of the IA Academy of Music, Iowa City, IA, for five years, and principal at the KS Normal Music School for five consecutive summers. He composed vocal music fo… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [The sleigh bells jingle in their glee]
Composer: Henry S. Perkins (1875)
Incipit: 55111 72221 11355
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: Public Domain


The Cyber Hymnal #12439
Text: Goodbye To The Old Year
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The Cyber Hymnal #12439

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