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Barrett Sisters, the

Roxanne R. Reed.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music and Religion; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 325 words.

[Delois Barrett and the Barrett Sisters]

Gospel trio. Its members were Delores [Delois] (soprano), Billie (alto), and Rhodessa (high soprano) Barrett. Hailing from the...

Barrows, Cliff(ord)

Jonas Westover.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 181 words.

(b Ceres, CA, Apr 6, 1923). American Evangelical music director, media personality, and administrator. Barrows studied sacred music and Shakespearean drama at Bob Jones University (BA...

Chapman, Steven Curtis

Shawn Young.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 447 words.

(b Paducah, KY, Nov 21, 1962). American singer-songwriter, record producer, and social activist. His father was a guitar teacher, and Steven played and sang at an early age. A respected...

Concordia

Frances Barulich.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music and Religion; Contemporary Music; Romantic Music. 104 words.

Firm of music and book publishers. Concordia Publishing House was founded in St. Louis in 1869 by immigrant German Lutherans for the purpose of printing their hymnals and other church...

Douglas, Isaac

Horace Clarence Boyer.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 155 words.

(b Philadelphia, PA, c1939; d 1988). American gospel singer. He began singing as a youth with choirs in Philadelphia. In the early 1960s he appeared with Ruth Davis and the Davis...

Duck, Ruth

Jonas Westover.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 180 words.

(b Washington, DC, Nov 21, 1947). American hymn writer and seminary professor. She grew up studying piano, then focused on religious studies as an undergraduate at Southwestern at...

Duke/Peacock

Joe C. Clark.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Blues; Music and Religion; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 239 words.

Record company founded by Houston-based African American entrepreneur Don Robey in 1949. It focused primarily on rhythm-and-blues and gospel music. Robey’s initial label, Peacock...

Foley, John

Kathleen Sewright.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 267 words.

(b Peoria, IL, July 14, 1939). American jesuit priest, educator, and composer. Best known for the post–Vatican II Catholic liturgical congregational music he composed as one of the...

Fromm, Herbert

Jonas Westover.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 220 words.

(b Kitzingen, Bavaria, Germany, Feb 23, 1905; d Brookline, MA, March 10, 1995). Composer, organist, conductor, and writer on music, of German birth. After attending the State Academy...

Gaither, Bill

Darlene Graves and Michael Graves.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 650 words.

[William J. ]

(b Alexandria, IN, March 28, 1936). American gospel songwriter, performer, producer, and publisher. He grew up on a small farm in Indiana and graduated from...

Gates, Reverend J(ames) M.

Carrie Allen Tipton.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 370 words.

(b Hogansville, GA, July 14, 1884; d Atlanta, GA, Aug 18, 1945). American Minister and recording artist. He achieved national popularity through his recordings of sermons and sacred...

Geronimo

J. Bryan Burton.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Music; Native American Music; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 301 words.

[Goyaałé, Goyathlay, Goyahkla ]

(b New Mexico, 1829; d Fort Sill, OK, Feb 17, 1909). Native American instrument maker, singer, medicine man, prophet, and military leader. He...

Grant, Amy

Shawn Young.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 483 words.

(b Augusta, GA, Nov 25, 1960). American singer-songwriter and author. Amy Grant is one of the most successful artists in Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) and one of the first CCM...

Halau o Kekuhi

Paula J. Bishop.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Dance and Music; Music and Religion; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Contemporary Music. 267 words.

Hawaiian hula school in Hilo, Hawaii. Founded in 1953 by Edith Kanaka’ole, the school has been instrumental in the preservation and dissemination of hula and chant practices associated...

Hare Krishna

Sara Black Brown.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 430 words.

A Vaishnava Hindu devotional movement dedicated to the worship of Krishna and known for the ecstatic singing of kirtan. The movement, formally known as the International Society for...

Haugen, Marty

Kathleen Sewright.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 270 words.

(b Wanamingo, MN, Dec 30, 1950). American liturgical music composer, workshop presenter, and recording artist. After earning degrees in psychology (BA, Luther College) and Pastoral...

Hawkins [Davis], Tramaine (Aunzola)

Emmett G. Price III.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 303 words.

[Lady Tramaine Hawkins; The Lady]

(b San Francisco, CA, Oct 11, 1951). American gospel singer. Raised in the Ephesian Church of God in Christ, pastored by her grandfather,...

Hawkins, Edwin R.

Emmett G. Price III.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 271 words.

(b Oakland, CA, Aug 18, 1943). American gospel singer, songwriter, and producer. He began piano at five and by seven accompanied the Hawkins family group. In 1967 along with Betty...

Hymn Technology Ltd

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music and Religion; Contemporary Music. 216 words.

British firm based in Surbiton, Surrey, founded in 1995 by Martin Phelps and Alan Kempster to introduce ‘electronic hymnals’ to the UK market. The firm distributes British-made...

Jagoda [Kabilio], Flory

Catherine Wojtanowski.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music and Religion; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Contemporary Music. 192 words.

(b Sarajevo, Yugoslavia [now Bosnia and Herzegovina], 1925). American singer and guitarist. Growing up in a Sephardic Jewish community, she learned Balkan folklore as well as...