|Short Name:||Arthur Henry Messiter|
|Full Name:||Messiter, Arthur Henry, 1834-1916|
Arthur H. Messiter (b. Frome, Somersetshire, England, 1834; d. New York, NY, 1916) Educated by private tutors in England, he, immigrated to the United States in 1863 and had an active musical career in Philadelphia, which included an organist position at St. James the Less. At Trinity Church in New York City, he modeled with distinction the British cathedral tradition of music. Messiter was an editor of the Episcopal Hymnal (1893), compiled the Psalter (1889) and Choir Office Book (1891), and wrote a musical history of Trinity Episcopal Church, New York (1906).
|Hymnals by Arthur Henry Messiter (1)||As||Publication Year|
|The Hymnal: revised and enlarged as adopted by the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America in the of our Lord 1892..with music, as used in Trinity Church||A. H. Messiter, Mus. Doc. (Editor)||1893|