Late 19th Century


We sus­pect this com­pos­er is Jo­seph Ama­sa Munk (JAM) (1847–1927), who is bur­ied in the An­gel­us Rose­dale Ce­me­te­ry, Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia.


  1. JAM was born in Knox Town­ship, Ohio, about 50 miles from Cleve­land, where Good Night was pub­lished in 1890.
  2. Both JAM and J. A. Munk were doc­tors.
  3. JAM was a known com­pos­er, and pub­lished a book of re­li­gious vo­cal mu­sic: Mu­sic­al Com­po­si­tions of Jo­seph Ama­sa Munk (Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia: 1916)


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