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Booth, William, 1829-1912

LC control no.n 50044544
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingBooth, William, 1829-1912
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Variant(s)Buts, Vilʼi︠a︡m, 1829-1912
Booth, General
General Booth
Associated countryEngland
LocatedLondon, England
Birth date18290410
Death date19120820
Place of birthNottingham, England
Place of deathLondon, England
AffiliationSalvation Army
Profession or occupationClergy
Found inHis In darkest England, 1890.
Salvation Army USA Website, Jan. 11. 2002: historical figures, William Booth p. (began The Salvation Army in July 1865 in London, England; General Booth died in 1912)
Grove Music Online, WWW site, June 26, 2020 Salvation Army, music of the (The founder of the Salvation Army, William Booth (1829-1912), was a former Wesleyan Methodist minister whose experience as a pawnbroker's assistant in Nottingham inspired him to take the gospel to the poor and socially unacceptable ... In 1868 Booth issued the Christian Mission Hymn Book, a compilation of hymns specifically designed for his organization, and in 1875 he published a further collection of hymns, Revival Music, this time including tunes. A third collection, Salvation Army Songs, followed in 1878, from which time the term 'song' has generally replaced 'hymn' in Salvation Army music. Music was never intended to become a major feature of the Salvation Army, but from the beginning the movement attracted a number of individuals who were also instrumentalists.)
Associated languageeng
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