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About Howard Denson

Howard Burdette Denson (1897–1950) was the youngest son of Thomas Jackson and Amanda Burdette Denson. Howard Denson was the first president of the Sacred Harp Publishing Company. A member of the revision committee of the 1936 Original Sacred Harp: Denson Revision he composed the song "Homeward Bound" (p. 373 in The Sacred Harp).

Uncle Tom Denson’s Last Lesson: Observations and Impressions of a Son

Introduction: Observations and Impressions of a Grandson From the earliest years of my life I have heard of my grandfather, Tom Denson. “Pappy Denson,” “Dad Thomas,” “Uncle Tom,” “Professor Denson,” T. J. Denson, Thomas Jackson Denson, and “Mr. Denson” are … Continue reading

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