Mark Hamilton Dewey

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Life

Born: 1980

Biography

He was born in the United States of America —raised by his mother, who grew up in England. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from December of 1999 to December of 2001. Since 1999, he has had a high interest in things musical, although he did not compose his own music until 2005. His first contribution on CPDL.org (also his first composition) was not even a choral piece, an oversight, due to his excitement about finding such a website, although it remains in the archives without an article to this day (Aftermath.pdf and Aftermath.mid). He has plans to turn it into a choral piece, however odd this may sound—even if only by placing words to sing which words would indicate the notes being used).

Hobbies

Writing fiction (novels, hypertext fiction, visual novels, etc.), writing poetry, notating sheet music (mostly old hymns and personal works), writing novels and poetry, playing music (on the piano, pennywhistle, low whistle, concert flute, Irish flute, and folk-style piccolo), composing music, programming (mostly Python, but also Java, a little C++, and more), singing, reading, studying foreign languages, playing text adventures (people still make them, believe it or not), listening to music (Celtic, Asian, choral, most instrumental music, and so forth), coming up with new ideas, promoting public domain, open-source, and otherwise good free things, reinventing things in less convoluted ways—in his opinion (note that he prefers complex things at times, but not convoluted: the difference being in the usefulness of the details)—and so forth.

List of choral works

See also: those listed on his HymnWiki profile.



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External links

  • HymnWiki.org—a website for which he is currently one of two administrators (he was the founder, or the one with the idea for this website; it was inspired, somewhat, by CPDL.org)
  • His TiddlyWiki (contains a few, less serious, fantasy writings; mostly hypertext fiction)