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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

Woodbury, Isaac Baker's bio information

October 23, 1819 - October 26, 1858

Born: October 23, 1819, Beverly, Massachusetts.

Died: October 26, 1858, Columbia, South Carolina.

Buried: Union Cemetery, Norwalk, Connecticut.

Woodbury studied with Lowell Mason in Boston, Massachusetts. He had further studies in Paris and London in the late 1830’s. After returning to Boston, he taught music, played the organ, and conducted choral groups. He edited World of Music and the American Monthly Musical Review. In 1849 he moved to New York. After contracting tuberculosis, he traveled in the Mediterranean and Florida. His works include oratorios, cantatas, chorus, flees, piano pieces, teaching pieces, and:

* Elements of Musical Composition, 1844 (later reissued as Self-Instructor in Musical Composition)
* Dulcimer; or, New York Collection of Sacred Music, 1850 and later
* Liber Musicus, 1851
* Cythara, 1854
* The Casket (Charleston, South Carolina: 1855)
* New Lute of Zion, 1856

Sources

* Nutter, p. 469
* Randel, p. 995

Hymns

1. Ho, Reapers of Life’s Harvest

Music

1. Chopin
2. Eucharist
3. Lake Enon
4. Nearer Home
5. Rakem
6. Selena
7. Siloam
8. Sinner Forgiven, A
9. Speed Away
10. Talmar
11. Woodbury

Source: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/w/o/woodbury_ib.html

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