Swan, Timothy

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1758-07-23
Death 1842
Americans

Biographical notes:

Timothy Swan (1758-1842, composer and compiler of sacred tunes and secular music, was born in Worcester, Mass., and settled as a hatter in Northfield, Mass. Swan later began teaching music in Suffield, Conn., where he composed the greater part of his works and published The Songster's Assistant, 1800 and New England Harmony, 1801. He returned to Northfield in 1807, continued to compose for publication, and wrote poetry in the Scottish dialect for local newspapers.

From the description of Papers, 1783-1844. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191309286

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Subjects:

  • Hymns
  • Copyright
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Music publishing
  • Musical notation
  • Music--Instruction and study
  • Psalmody
  • Psalms (Music)

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Places:

  • Connecticut--Suffield (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)