Merit Woodruff

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Life

Born: 17 June 1780, Watertown, Connecticut

Died: 26 June 1799, Watertown, Connecticut

Biography

Merit Woodruff was a composer, who died tragically of drowning at age 19. He was a student of Asahel Benham, who arranged for his works to be published after his death.

There is no Wikipedia article on Merit Woodruff.

List of choral works

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1. Psalm-tunes
2. Set pieces

B. LISTED BY FIRST LINE


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Publications

  • Woodruff, Merit. 1800. Devotional Harmony: A posthumous work of Merit N. Woodruff, late of Watertown (Connecticut), deceased. Published by his relatives and friends, under the inspection of Asahel Benham. Watertown, Connecticut: Asahel Benham. 59 pp.

References

  • Kroeger, Karl. 1995. Two Connecticut Composers: The Collected Works of Asahel Benham and Merit Woodruff. New York: Garland. 166 pp.

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