Author Archives: Harry Eskew

About Harry Eskew

Harry Eskew, originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina, is an emeritus professor of music history and hymnology and a leading scholar of Baptist hymnody. He has founded singings in Louisiana, Georgia, and South Carolina.

William Walker: Carolina Contributor to American Music

Introduction When it comes to the hymnody of the nineteenth century South, The Sacred Harp often comes to mind. After all, The Sacred Harp is still celebrated in singing practically every weekend across the United States. One singing school teacher … Continue reading

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