Hymn Society in the United States and Canada
The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada (HSUSC) is comprised of poets, composers, publishers, teachers and scholars, institutional and public libraries, church musicians, clergy, and laypersons, and is uniquely devoted to encourage, promote, and enliven congregational song. Throughout its 90-year history, The Hymn Society has worked steadily and creatively to promote congregational singing, encourage the creation of new and excellent texts and tunes, and support research in our hymnic heritage.
The Hymn Society was founded in 1922 when five friends ‘interested in the place of hymns and tunes in the advancement of Christian life’ met at the New York City office of...
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