Ebenezer Child

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Ebenezer Child (17 August 1770 – 1866)[1] was born in Union, Connecticut, and died in Brandon, Vermont.

Child was an American composer and compiler of sacred music in the early nineteenth century.[2] He was also a farmer and town official in Vermont.[3][4]



  • "Vermont Harmony 3": Selected works of Elisha West, Ebenezer Child, and Eliakim Doolittle - recordings by the University of Vermont Choral Union


  1. ^ Chronology of Western Classical Music By Charles J. Hall Published 2002, Taylor & Francis ISBN 0-415-94216-0
  2. ^ Hatchett, Marion J. 2003. A companion to the New Harp of Columbia. University of Tennessee Press, 456 pp.
  3. ^ http://www.voxnovus.com/resources/American_Composer_Timeline.htm American Composer Timeline
  4. ^ Britton, Allen P., Irving Lowens, and Richard Crawford. 1990. American Sacred Music Imprints 1698-1810: A Bibliography. Worcester, Massachusetts: American Antiquarian Society. 798 pp. Ebenezer Child, pp. 221-222.