Late 19th Century


Merritt’s tunes ap­peared in The Pri­mi­tive Me­tho­dist Hym­nal, ed­it­ed by George Booth (Lon­don: Pri­mi­tive Me­tho­dist Pub­lish­ing House, 1889).

We spe­cu­late he may be the George Mer­ritt who was choir mas­ter at the Wy­cliffe Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in Lon­don (Mu­sic­al Times, Vol­ume 28, 1887, pag­es 103, 172, 743).


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