Clara H. Scott
Clara H. Scott (December 3, 1841 – June 21, 1897), née Fiske, was an American composer, hymnwriter and publisher. She was the first woman to publish a volume of anthems, the Royal Anthem Book, in 1882. Scott was also well known for her hymn, Open My Eyes, That I May See, written in 1895. The hymn was inspired by Psalm 119, verse 18. She died in 1897 after being thrown from her carriage by a spooked horse.
A selection of her hymn texts and music can be found at .
Birth and Death Data: Born December 3rd, 1841 (Elk Grove Village), Died June 21st, 1897 (Dubuque)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-100968||10-in.||8/14/1936||Open your eyes that you may see||Joe Emerson||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||composer, lyricist|
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