Joseph Philbrick Webster

Born: 18th February 1819

Died: 18th January 1875

Birthplace: USA

Joseph Philbrick Webster, also known as J.P. Webster was an American songwriter and composer most notable for his musical compositions during the Antebellum and American Civil War periods of United States history, and his post-war hymns. Amongst his most notable works are the ballad "Lorena" (1857), often considered the most popular song of the American Civil War (on both sides), "I'll Twine 'Mid the Ringlets" (written in 1860 and later known as "Wildwood Flower") and "In the Sweet By and By" (1868), one of the best-known Christian hymns in American history.

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