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Lowell Mason

1792 - 1872

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Lowell Mason (January 8, 1792 – August 11, 1872) was an American music director and banker who was a leading figure in 19th-century American church music. Lowell composed over 1600 hymn tunes, many of which are often sung today. His best-known work includes an arrangement of Joy to the World and the tune Bethany, which sets the hymn text Nearer, My God, to Thee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lowell Mason has received more than 144,890 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Lowell Mason is the 1,228th most popular composer, the 8,649th most popular biography from United States and the 92nd most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Lowell Mason ranks 1,228 out of 1,216Before him are Ernest Gold, Virgil Thomson, Fartein Valen, Pascal Dusapin, Walter Susskind, and Geirr Tveitt. After him are Shivkumar Sharma, Alexandre Levy, Jocelyn Pook, Christopher Young, Toshio Hosokawa, and Georg Friedrich Haas.

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Among people born in 1792, Lowell Mason ranks 61Before him are José María Carreño, James Francis Stephens, Gulab Singh, Vicente Ramón Roca, John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham, and Thomas Romney Robinson. After him are Sarah Moore Grimké, William Hobson, John Keble, and Thomas Mitchell. Among people deceased in 1872, Lowell Mason ranks 64Before him are Edwin Atherstone, Andrew Smith, Henry Halleck, Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo, José Burgos, and Robert Wight. After him are Edward James Roye, Robert S. Duncanson, Frederick Denison Maurice, and Thomas C. Jerdon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lowell Mason ranks 8,649 out of 18,182Before him are Joe Flanigan (1967), Kelly Clarkson (1982), Mary Harrison McKee (1858), Stephanie Zimbalist (1956), Mimi Kennedy (1948), and Dennis Christopher (1955). After him are Shawn Kemp (1969), Steve Miner (1951), Steven Saylor (1956), Donald Piper (1911), The Fabulous Moolah (1923), and Russi Taylor (1944).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Lowell Mason ranks 92Before him are John Kander (1927), H. C. Robbins Landon (1926), Harry Warren (1893), John Debney (1956), Morten Lauridsen (1943), and Virgil Thomson (1896). After him are Christopher Young (1958), David Raksin (1912), Mark Mancina (1957), Vincent Youmans (1898), Earl Scruggs (1924), and Joseph Lamb (1887).