1843–1926

Introduction

Born: Au­gust 3, 1843, Berne, New York.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 18, 1926, Break­a­been, New York.

Buried: Break­a­been Ce­me­te­ry, Break­a­been, New York.

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Biography

Rosecrans stu­died at the Bax­ter Un­i­ver­si­ty of Mu­sic in Friend­ship, New York.

After teach­ing for two years, he joined the Fill­more Bro­thers Mu­sic House in Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio. By 1880, he was teach­ing mu­sic in Doug­las Coun­ty, Co­lo­ra­do.

In 1884, he was an evan­gel­ist in Ca­li­for­nia, and lat­er was as­so­ci­at­ed with ev­an­gel­is­tic ef­forts in Tex­as, and taught mu­sic and Bi­ble at Car­lton Col­lege in Bon­ham, Tex­as.

Publications

Rosecrans pub­lished ov­er 20 mu­sic col­lect­ions, in­clud­ing:

Sources

Lyrics

Music