Swan, Timothy

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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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associatedWith Bennet, Orpha O. person
associatedWith Bronson, Enos, 1774-1823. person
associatedWith Brownson, Oliver, 1746-1815. person
associatedWith Connecticut Historical Society. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Ely, Alexander, 1763-1848. person
associatedWith Howe family. family
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Swan, Emily Cordelia, 1793-1856. person
associatedWith Swann, William, 1746-1835. person
associatedWith Swan, William Cushing, 1805-1844. person
associatedWith Webster, Ezekiel, 1788-1845. person
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Connecticut--Suffield
United States
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Hymns
Copyright
Music--Manuscripts
Psalmody
Music publishing
Musical notation
Music--Instruction and study
Psalms (Music)
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Birth 1758-07-23

Death 1842

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