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Charles H. Purday

Short Name: Charles H. Purday
Full Name: Purday, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1799-1885
Birth Year: 1799
Death Year: 1885

Charles H. Purday (1799-1885) A publisher, composer, lecturer, and writer, Purday had a special interest in church music. He published Crown Court Psalmody (1854), Church and Home Metrical Psalter and Hymnal (1860), which included SANDON, and, with Frances Havergal, Songs of Peace and Joy (1879). A precentor in the Scottish Church in Crown Court, London, Purday sang at the coronation of Queen Victoria. In the publishing field he is known as a strong proponent of better copyright laws to protect the works of authors and publishers.

Bert Polman


Tunes by Charles H. Purday (9)AsInstancesIncipitsort descending
BAYSWATER (Purday)Charles Henry Purday (Composer)311132 12171
LET IT PASSC. H. Purday (Composer)411176 71253 55176
ST. RULEC. H. Purday (Composer)215513 65122 44351
GAINSWORTHCharles H. Purday (Composer)333343 32117 15432
SANDON (Purday)Charles H. Purday (Composer)17133343 32123 12713
ST. ULRICH (Purday)C. H. Purday (Composer)435332 21166 543
ST. MICHAELS (German)Charles H. Purday, 1799-1885 (Composer)1355435 43243 16217
MORETON (Purday)C. H. Purday (Composer)255543 21666 54322
NOTTING HILLC. H. Purday (Composer)1555612 31656 51325
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