Amos Bull (1744 - 1825 ) was one of the first American composers. In 1795 he authored, The Responsary, a book of hymns that was used in New England churches at the time. 
- ^ Amos Bull (1744-1825)- Author, Kroeger, By. Publisher, Garland Publishing. Published 1996
- ^ http://www.voxnovus.com/resources/American_Composer_Timeline.htm American Composer Timeline
- ^ American Writers and Compilers of Sacred Music By Frank J. Metcalf, Published 2007, READ BOOKS
- ^ The Connecticut Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly By Harry Clemons, William Farrand Felch, George C. Atwell, H. Phelps Arms, Frances Trevelyan Miller Published 1895 by The Connecticut Magazine Co.