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Henri F. Hemy › Tunes

Short Name: Henri F. Hemy
Full Name: Hemy, Henri F. (Henri Frederick), 1818-1888
Birth Year: 1818
Death Year: 1888

Henri F. Hemy, born in the United Kingdom. Hemy spent time at sea as a young man, emigrating to Australia in 1850 with his family. Unable to make a decent living in Melbourne, he returned to Newcastle England. He was organist at St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church in Newcastle, later teaching professor of music at Tynemouth and at St. Cuthbert's College in Durham. He was pianist to Lord Ravensworth, Music Director of Ushaw College, and his orchestra played at fashionable venues in the region. He sang baritone as well. He composed waltzes, polkas, quadrilles, and galops. 3 music works: Easy Hymn Tunes for Catholic Schools; Royal Modern Tutor for Pianoforte; Crown of Jesus. He was active in local politics and published a manifesto in the daily newspaper. He lost a ward election. He also painted artwork. He set most of Longfellow's works to music.

John Perry

Tunes by Henri F. Hemy (10)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
BENEDICT (Hemy)H. F. Hemy (Composer)134565 24431 17465
HENRY (Hemy)Henri F. Hemy (Composer)3915653 21566 43232
[Der Tag vergangen ist]H. Hemy (Composer)255161 53334 12355
LORETTO (Hemy)H. F. Hemy (Composer)2751171 25221 23533
PARADISE (Hemy)Henri Hemy (Composer)455515 76644 34653
[Hark, hark my soul, angelic songs are swelling] (Swiss melody)H. Hemy (Composer)133231 53332 35444
SABBATAHenri F. Hemy (Composer)2055511 25161 32173
ST. BERNARD (Tochter Sion)Henri Friedrich Hémy, 1818-1888 (Adapter)151232 14325 36445
STELLA (English)H. F. Hemy (Composer)1955355 11765 55432
ST. CATHERINE (Hemy)Henri F. Hemy (Composer)48332117 12671 17651

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