Born: 2 March 1768, Springfield, Massachusetts
Died: 19 February 1835, Northfield, Ohio
Biography Amzi Chapin was a cabinet maker, music teacher, and composer; teaching music in Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky from 1791. He settled in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, in 1800, and remained there until 1831. He was the younger brother of Lucius Chapin.
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List of choral works
|Thirtieth||1813||Amzi Chapin||14590||Patterson's Church Music|
|Twenty-Fourth||1813||Amzi Chapin||14122||Patterson's Church Music||Later commonly known as Primrose|
|Vernon||1813||Jeremiah Ingalls||Amzi Chapin||10998b||Patterson's Church Music||Based on Farewell Hymn, Jeremiah Ingalls 1805|
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- Scholten, James W. 1975. Amzi Chapin: Frontier Singing Master and Folk Hymn Composer. Journal of Research in Music Education 23(2):109-119.
- Steel, David Warren, and Richard H. Hulan. 2010. The Makers of the Sacred Harp. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press. 322 pp.