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'''Biography'''
 
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Elkanah Kelsey Dare was born in Salem, New Jersey, the son of Benoni Dare (1749-1802) and Damaris Kelsey (1748-1788). He married Mary Phillips in 1804, and they had ten children. They moved to Wilmington, Delaware some time before 1809, and to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, before 1818. Dare joined the Pres­by­ter­i­an church in Green­wich, Cum­ber­land Coun­ty, New Jer­sey, at age 23. From 1817 to un­til his death, he pas­tor­ed at the Un­ion Pres­by­ter­i­an Church, near Oxford, Penn­syl­van­ia. He al­so served as Dean of Boys at Wilm­ing­ton Coll­ege, Del­a­ware. Dare died of swamp fever (malaria) in 1826, and is buried in the church yard of Union Presbyterian Church.
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Elkanah Kelsey Dare was born in Salem, New Jersey, the son of Benoni Dare (1749-1802) and Damaris Kelsey (1748-1788). He married Mary Phillips in 1804, and they had ten children. They moved to Wilmington, Delaware some time before 1809, and to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, before 1818. Dare joined the Presbyterian church in Greenwich, Cumberland County, New Jersey, at age 23. From 1817 to until his death, he pastored at the Union Presbyterian Church, near Oxford, Pennsylvania. He also served as Dean of Boys at Wilmington College, Delaware. Dare died of swamp fever (malaria) in 1826, and is buried in the church yard of Union Presbyterian Church.
  
All of Elkanah Dare's ten compositions appear in ''Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second'', 1813.
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All of Elkanah Dare's eleven compositions appear in ''Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second'', 1813.
  
 
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==List of choral works==
 
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*[[Babylonian Captivity (Elkanah Dare)|Along the banks where Babel's current flows]]
 
*[[Babylonian Captivity (Elkanah Dare)|Along the banks where Babel's current flows]]
 
*[[Bridge Town (Elkanah Dare)|Grace! 'tis a charming sound]]
 
*[[Bridge Town (Elkanah Dare)|Grace! 'tis a charming sound]]
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*[[Mount Hope (Elkanah Dare)|Hark! hark, a Savior's voice]]
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*[[Wilmington (Elkanah Dare)|Hark! the herald angels sing]]
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*[[Dismission (Elkanah Dare)|Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing]]
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*[[Fairton (Elkanah Dare)|O God of mercy, hear my call]]
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*[[Glasgow (Elkanah Dare)|This life's a dream, an empty show]]
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*[[Millville (Elkanah Dare)|We praise thee, Lord, who heard our cries]]
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*[[Bellevue (Elkanah Dare)|Ye tribes of Adam, join]]
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Latest revision as of 10:56, 26 November 2020

Life

Born: 15 January 1782, Salem, New Jersey

Died: 26 August 1826, Oxford, Pennsylvania

Biography Elkanah Kelsey Dare was born in Salem, New Jersey, the son of Benoni Dare (1749-1802) and Damaris Kelsey (1748-1788). He married Mary Phillips in 1804, and they had ten children. They moved to Wilmington, Delaware some time before 1809, and to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, before 1818. Dare joined the Presbyterian church in Greenwich, Cumberland County, New Jersey, at age 23. From 1817 to until his death, he pastored at the Union Presbyterian Church, near Oxford, Pennsylvania. He also served as Dean of Boys at Wilmington College, Delaware. Dare died of swamp fever (malaria) in 1826, and is buried in the church yard of Union Presbyterian Church.

All of Elkanah Dare's eleven compositions appear in Wyeth's Repository of Sacred Music, Part Second, 1813.

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