Person:Timothy Swan (4)

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Timothy Swan
b.23 Jul 1758
m. 5 Jan 1743/44
  1. Lavinia Swan1749 - 1834
  2. Timothy Swan1758 - 1842
  • HTimothy Swan1758 - 1842
  • WMary Gay
m. 5 May 1784
Facts and Events
Name Timothy Swan
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 Jul 1758
Marriage 5 May 1784 to Mary Gay
Death[1] 23 Jul 1842 Northfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
Reference Number? Q3529080?


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Timothy Swan (1758–1842) was a composer and hatmaker born in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. The son of goldsmith William Swan, Swan lived in small towns along the Connecticut River in Connecticut and Massachusetts for most of his life. Swan's compositional output consisted mostly of psalm and hymn settings, referred to as psalmody. These tunes and settings were produced for choirs and singing schools located in Congregationalist communities of New England. Swan is unique as an early American composer in that he composed secular vocal duets and songs in addition to sacred tunebook music. The tunebook, New England Harmony is a collection of his sacred music compositions, while The Songster's Assistant is a collection of his secular music.[1] Swan was also a poet and teacher of singing.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Timothy Swan, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.