1885–1941

Introduction

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Born: De­cember 24, 1885, Waynes­ville, Mis­sou­ri.

Died: Jan­u­ary 25, 1941, Si­lo­am Springs, Ar­kan­sas.

Buried: Oak Hill Ce­me­te­ry, Si­lo­am Springs, Ar­kan­sas.

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Biography

Bartlett was the son of Hi­ram Fra­ser Bart­lett and Ma­ry Eliz­a­beth At­well, hus­band of Joan Ta­tum, and fa­ther of Eu­gene M. Bart­lett, Jr.

He at­tend­ed the Hall-Moo­dy In­sti­tute, Mar­tin, Ten­nes­see, and Will­iam Jew­ell College, Lib­er­ty, Mis­sou­ri.

He taught sing­ing schools through­out the Am­er­ican south, found­ed the Hartf­ord Mu­sic Com­pa­ny in Hart­ford, Ar­kan­sas, and ed­it­ed the mu­sic mag­a­zine Her­ald of Song.

Bartlett was in­duct­ed in­to the Gos­pel Music Hall of Fame in Nash­ville, Ten­nes­see, in 1973.

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