1876–1942

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 4, 1876.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 4, 1942.

Buried: Mount Ol­iv­et Ce­me­te­ry, Fort Worth, Tex­as.

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Biography

Cobb earned a mu­sic di­plo­ma from the West­ern Nor­mal and Col­lege of Mu­sic in Dal­las, Tex­as, and taught sing­ing schools across Tex­as and neigh­bor­ing states. He was known for the Cobb Quar­tet, made up of his four daugh­ters.

Cobb was ed­it­ing hym­nals for the Quart­et Mu­sic Com­pa­ny of Fort Worth, Tex­as, by the 1890s. In 1935, George H. P. Sho­wal­ter re­cruit­ed him to work for the Firm Foun­da­tion, a month­ly Church­es of Christ per­i­od­i­cal pub­lished in Hous­ton, Tex­as.

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