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 Richard Storrs Willis

Richard Storrs Willis

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 7 May 1900 (aged 81)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section W, Lot 5
Memorial ID 6139716 · View Source
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Songwriter. Wrote melody to Christmas carol "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear." Two of his siblings were well-known writers: his sister was columnist Fanny Fern and his brother was poet Nathaniel Parker Willis.

Bio by: Mike Reed


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mike Reed
  • Added: 29 Jan 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6139716
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Storrs Willis (10 Feb 1819–7 May 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6139716, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .