May 3, 1809, Hudson, New Hampshire.

July 1, 1890, Hudson, New Hampshire.

Marshall is sometimes confused with his son, Leonard Babbidge Marshall (born 1847).

Leonard the elder was a voice pupil of John Paddon of London and harmonist Charles Zeuner. He was principal tenor soloist for the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston, Massachusetts (circa 1844–50); music director at the Twelfth Congregational Church, Boston (circa 1836–57); chorus director at Tremont Temple (1857–67); music director at Bowdoin Square Baptist Church (circa 1867–70); Charles Street Baptist Church; Harvard Street Baptist Church (circa 1870–75), and other Boston churches.

His works include 13 church music books and:

  1. Another Year Has Gone
  2. Children in the Sunday School
  3. Christ Doth Love My Wandering
  4. Delightful Is the Savior’s Voice
  5. Eternity, Eternity, O Blest Eternity
  6. Ever Gracious, Loving Savior
  7. Glad Tidings of Great Joy I Bring
  8. God Doth Watch Us On
  9. How Bright, How Glorious
  10. Jesus Christ, Our Precious
  11. Jesus Little Children Loves
  12. Jesus Christ, Our Precious Savior
  13. New Shrine Stands in Beauty Reared, A
  14. Our Savior through this world
  15. Sabbath School with Joy, The
  16. Savior Now Is Calling, The
  17. See the snowflakes falling
  18. Sunday School Is My Delight, The
  19. There Is a Land of Rest
  20. There Is a World Where Jesus Reigns
  21. ’Tis Sweet to Hear
  22. When I Would Seek the Savior
  23. When We Hear the Music
  1. Evening Chant
  2. I Gave My Life for Thee
  3. Marshall
  4. Missionary Chant
  5. Nerve
  6. New Year, The
  7. Prayer
  8. Repose
  9. Sabbath