John Byrom or John Byrom of Kersal or John Byrom of Manchester FRS (29 February 1692 – 26 September 1763) was an English poet, the inventor of a revolutionary system of shorthand and later a significant landowner. He is most remembered as the writer of the lyrics of Anglican hymn Christians awake! Salute the happy morn, which was supposedly a Christmas gift for his daughter.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 29, 1692 (Manchester), Died September 26, 1763 (Manchester)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1932
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-26799||10-in.||9/26/1922||Christians, awake, salute the happy morn||Trinity Male Choir||Male vocal chorus, with orchestra||author|
|Gramophone||0B3438||10-in.||9/22/1932||Christians, awake!||Royal Choral Society ; Malcolm Sargent||Vocal chorus, with organ||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Byrom, John," accessed January 19, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103949.
Byrom, John. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103949.
"Byrom, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 19 January 2022.
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