Born in the Classical period, American composer, author of choral music, tanner, and patriot William Billings (1746-1800) left a legacy of religious music. He was also one of the first to express an American idiom in his writing. Many of his works are still sung in churches.
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Classical Archives: William Billings
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Radio transcript and RAM audio of radio broadcast from the show Engines of Our Ingenuity. Features biography and musical and cultural impact.
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