Author Archives: Christopher Sawula

About Christopher Sawula

Christopher Sawula is a postdoctoral fellow at The University of Alabama. He began singing Sacred Harp in 2011 and serves as the Historical Consultant and Conservator for the Sacred Harp Museum.

Elphrey Heritage: Northern Contributor to the Nineteenth-century Sacred Harp

All of the direct contributors to the nineteenth-century editions of The Sacred Harp lived in Georgia or Alabama with one exception: Elphrey Heritage, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1 Heritage contributed two songs to the 1870 fourth edition of The Sacred Harp: “Warning” … Continue reading

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