Stephen Jenks

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Life

Born: 17 March 1772, Glocester, Rhode Island

Died: 3 June 1856

Biography:
Stephen Jenks was an American composer, compiler, and teacher. He moved often, finally settling in Thompson, Ohio in 1829. Between 1799 and 1810 he authored and coauthored more than ten printed collections of sacred and secular music; after moving to Ohio, he became a farmer and a maker of percussion instruments.

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List of choral works

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1.Psalm-Tunes

2. Anthems

3. Secular Songs


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Publications

References

  • Britton, Allen P.; Irving Lowens; and Richard Crawford. 1990. American Sacred Music Imprints 1698-1810: A Bibliography. Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Society. 798 pp.
  • Steel, David Warren, Editor. 1995. Stephen Jenks: Collected Works. Madison, Wisconsin: A-R Editions. 407 pp.
  • Steel, David Warren; and Richard H. Hulan. 2010. The Makers of the Sacred Harp. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois. 322 pp.

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