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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

Marsh, Simeon B.'s bio information

June 1, 1798 - July 14, 1875

Born: June 1, 1798, Sherburne, New York.

Died: July 14, 1875, Albany, New York.

Buried: Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, New York.

Marsh began singing in a choir at age seven, and at age 16 started studying music. By 19, he was teaching in local singing schools; around then, he met Thomas Hastings, who at the time was teaching in Geneva, New York. By 1837, Marsh was publishing the Amsterdam, New York, newspaper The Intelligencer (later renamed to The Recorder); upon returning to Sherburne, he founded the Sherburne News. Marsh taught choirs and children for nearly 30 years around Albany, and served as a Sunday school superintendent.

Sources

* Hughes, p. 461
* Nutter, p. 461
* Reynolds, p. 348

Music

1. Martyn

Source: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/m/a/r/marsh_sb.html

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