Lee Hastings Bristol

Lee Hastings Bristol
Short Name: Lee Hastings Bristol
Full Name: Bristol, Lee Hastings Jr., 1923-1979
Birth Year: 1923
Death Year: 1979

Born: 1923, Brook­lyn, New York.
Died: 1979, Syr­a­cuse, New York.

Bristol was ed­u­cat­ed at Ham­il­ton Col­lege, Clin­ton, New York (BA); Trin­i­ty Col­lege of Mu­sic, Lon­don (or­gan stu­dies); and the In­sti­tute for In­ter­na­tion­al Stu­dies, Ge­ne­va, Switz­er­land (grad­u­ate stu­dies). He worked in New York for the Bris­tol-Me­yers Com­pa­ny (the fam­i­ly bus­i­ness) in ad­ver­tis­ing and pub­lic re­la­tions, 1948-62. From 1962-69, he served as pre­si­dent of West­min­ster Choir Col­lege, Prince­ton, New Jer­sey. In 1972, the Hymn So­ci­e­ty in the Unit­ed States and Ca­na­da made him a fel­low of the so­ci­e­ty. His works in­clude:

The Lamb and Other Car­ols, 1951
Songs for Li­tur­gy, ed­it­or
More Hymns and Spir­it­u­al Songs, ed­it­or, 1972
Hymns for Child­ren and Grown-Ups

"Let Us Now De­part in Thy Peace"



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