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E. Prentiss

Elizabeth Payson Prentiss (Portland, Maine, October 26, 1818 – August 13, 1878) was an American author, well known for her hymn "More Love to Thee, O Christ" and the religious novel Stepping Heavenward (1869). Her writings enjoyed renewed popularity in the late 20th century.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 26th, 1818 (Portland), Died August 13th, 1878

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-8085 10-in. 7/1/1909 More love to Thee, O Christ Harry Macdonough ; Reinald Werrenrath Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  


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