Lowell Mason was an American music educator, church musician, composer and anthologist of the 19th century.
As a church musician, Lowell Mason composed and arranged hundreds of hymn tunes, many of which are still sung today.
Mason was thus a leading figure in American church music, and a fervent advocate of congregational participation in church music.
As a music educator, Lowell Mason contributed to introducing music into American public schools.
Lowell Mason is often called the father of American church music.
Mary Had a Little Lamb
||ca 1830||Voice (1/6 : Highest) and piano
Joy To The World
Hymns & Church Music
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