1828–1875
portrait

Sep­tem­ber 1828, Vir­gi­nia.

Sep­tem­ber 1875, Nash­ville, Ten­nes­see.

Everett orig­in­al­ly planned to be a doc­tor, but went in­to mu­sic in­stead. He stu­died in Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts, and Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny. He wrote ma­ny Gos­pel songs, and ed­it­ed The Scep­tre (New York: Big­low & Main).

Asa’s brothers were com­pos­ers Ben­ja­min and Le­on­ard Ev­er­ett. Asa and Le­on­ard or­gan­ized a mu­sic­al in­struc­tion sys­tem in Rich­mond, Vir­gin­ia, in the 1850’s. By 1861, they had 50 teach­ers and sing­ing schools re­pre­sent­ing them and us­ing their pub­li­ca­tions.

  1. Alberta
  2. Alvord
  3. Beyond This Land of Part­ing
  4. Bryan
  5. Dupuytren
  6. Footprints of Je­sus
  7. Hark, the Gen­tle Voice
  8. Ionia
  9. Loved One, Fare­well
  10. Magnificence
  11. Newcastle
  12. Richmond
  13. There’s a Foun­tain Free
  14. Vesper Hymn