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 James Christopher

James Christopher

Birth
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Death 9 Oct 1844 (aged 29)
Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Reidville, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 75866852 · View Source
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He contributed the music to several Sacred Harp religious tunes to William Walker's "Southern Harmony" (1835), the most noted one being "Wondrous Love" which is widely sung today. This tune was ultimately incorporated into later Sacred Harp songbook publications.


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  • Created by: William Bjornstad
  • Added: 2 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75866852
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Christopher (21 May 1815–9 Oct 1844), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75866852, citing Sharon United Methodist Church Cemetery, Reidville, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by William Bjornstad (contributor 47016546) .