H. Elliot Button

Short Name: H. Elliot Button
Full Name: Button, H. Elliot (Henry Elliot), 1861-1925
Birth Year: 1861
Death Year (est.): 1961

Born: August 8, 1861, Clevedon, Somerset, England.
Died: Circa August 1925, Hampstead, England.

Button’s father was master of a private school, and excelled as an organist. Elliot was a self taught musician, and besides being solo alto at Holy Trinity Church, Upper Chelsea, was a pianist, organist, and violinist. He was also at one time was an editor for the Novello publishing company. He harmonized a number of tunes in The Primitive Meth­od­ist Hymnal Supplement with Tunes (London: Primitive Methodist Publishing House, 1912), and edited the third series of the Bristol Tune Book.

Sources: Cowan, p. 201

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Tunes by H. Elliot Button (17)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
AVON VIEWH. Elliott Button (Composer)2
CHILD SERVICEH. Elliot Button (Composer)1033354 33234 46543
DAWNING (Button)H. Elliot Button (Composer)434565 12343 33267
DOWNFIELDH. E. Button (Composer)656117 76512 36
[Forward! soldiers, bold and fearless] (Button)H. Elliot Button (Composer)256711 61723 45356
[God sets a still, small voice] (Button)H. Elliot Button (Composer)232161 33216 12432
O WORSHIP THE LORDH. Elliot Button, 1861-1925 (Composer)2
[Open the door to the Savior] (Button)H. Elliot Button (Composer)232132 13671 67162
[We pray to join with wishes kind] (Button)Henry Elliot Button (Composer)253322 44336 54354
[Hark! the angels bright are singing]Henry Elliot Button (Composer)456183 22143 2176
[Singing for Jesus, our Savior and King] (Button)H. Elliot Button (Composer)253176 56345 53176
SUMUS TIBIHenry Elliot Button, 1861 - 1925 (Composer)1653211 76432 55117
SURSUM VOCESH. Elliot Button (Composer)456173 221
[There is no love like the love of Jesus] (Perkins)H. El­li­ot But­ton, 1861-1925 (Harmonizer)253332 34321 22221
WATCHWORD (Button)H. Elliot Button (Composer)256715 32167 12642
[We will march along with a cheerful song]H. Elliot Button (Composer)255321 55321 55432
WILTON (Button)H. Elliot Button (Composer)251117 65432 12345

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