W. Stillman Martin
Walter Stillman Martin (1862–1935), was a Baptist minister who studied ministry at Harvard University. But he later switched to the denomination of Disciples of Christ. He was married to Civilla Durfee Martin (August 21, 1866 – March 9, 1948), a Canadian-American writer of many religious hymns and gospel songs. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Martin and his wife together created hymns and songs which have become widely known. Some of her most popular pieces include "God Will Take Care of You", "One of God's Days", "Going Home", "The Old Fashioned Way", and "His Eye Is on the Sparrow".
Birth and Death Data: Born 1862
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-30443||10-in.||7/1/1924||God will take care of you||J. Foster Barnes||Male vocal solo, with pipe organ||composer|
|Victor||BVE-38006||10-in.||4/21/1927||God will take care of you||Marion Talley||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||W149769||10-in.||1/16/1930||God will take care of you||William McEwan||Male vocal solo, with violin, organ, and chimes||composer|
|Columbia||98216||12-in.||1/28/1926||God will take care of you||Lucy M. van de Mark||Female vocal solo, with organ||composer|
|OKeh||8846||10-in.||Jan. 1925||Sing it and tell it||Jenkins Family||Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and mandolin||composer|
|OKeh||9068||10-in.||Apr. 1925||God willl take care of you||Mrs. R. M. Forster ; J. Douglas Swagerty ; Mrs. J. Douglas Swagerty||Female-male vocal duet, with organ||composer|
|OKeh||S-73187||10-in.||Feb. 1925||One of God's days||Frank McCravy ; James McCravy||Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio||composer|
|OKeh||W80592||10-in.||3/19/1927||God will take care of you||Jenkins Family||Vocal duet, with piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E27951||10-in.||8/2/1928||One of God’s days||Frank McCravy ; James McCravy||Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martin, W. Stillman," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111021.
Martin, W. Stillman. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111021.
"Martin, W. Stillman." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.
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