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O, let us exalt our dear Lord and proclaim,
In songs of true gratitude, praise to His name!
As songs of the angels in sweetest accord,
Our thanks and our praises shall rise to the Lord.
-- Zion's Harp # 165

Composer Bio Information

Stanley, Samuel's bio information

1767 - October 29, 1822

Born: 1767, Birmingham, England.

Died: October 29, 1822, Birmingham, England.

By age 20, Stanley was the song leader at Carrs Lane Chapel, moving later with the congregation to Ebenezer Chapel, Steelhouse Lane. He was also sometime landlord of the Crown Tavern, Charles Street, and violincellist with the Birmingham Theater Orchestra. His works include two sets of tunes, Twenty-Four Tunes in Four Parts, circa 1796, containing the tunes Shirland, Stonefield, Warwick, Simeon, Wilton, Calvary and Kent. The second book contained tunes not now known, but Sutton Coldfield and Star of Bethlehem were once popular.

Sources

* Frost, p. 692
* Nutter, p. 465

Music

1. Calvary
2. Doversdale
3. Kent
4. Shirland
5. Warwick

Source: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/s/t/a/stanley_s.html

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