Joseph Williams of Tipton

Born: c. 1800

Died: 14th April 1834

Birthplace: England

Joseph Williams was a coal-miner and composer of sacred music, known today as West gallery music. Very little is known about his life, other than he lived in Watery Lane, Tipton, Staffordshire. During his short lifetime he published a collection of his compositions, Sacred Music (Tipton: for the Author, c. 1830), containing 20 hymn tunes.

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