Asa Brooks Everett

Asa Brooks Everett

  • Born
    1828
  • Died
    September 1875
  • Birthplace
    Virginia, USA
Asa Brooks Everett was an American musician. Everett originally planned to be a doctor, but went into music instead. He studied in Boston, Massachusetts, and Leipzig, Germany. He wrote many Gospel songs, and edited The Sceptre (New York: Biglow & Main). His brothers were composers Benjamin and Leonard Everett. Asa and Leonard organized a musical instruction system in Richmond, Virginia, in the 1850’s; by 1861, they had 50 teachers and singing schools representing them and using their publications. He and Leonard organized a musical instruction system in Richmond, Virginia, in the 1850’s; by 1861, they had 50 teachers and singing schools representing them and using their publications.

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