Joseph Brackett

Joseph Brackett Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    6th May 1797
  • Died
    4th July 1882
  • Birthplace
    Cumberland, Maine, USA

Joseph Brackett Jr. was an American songwriter, author, and elder of The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, better known as the Shakers. Brackett's most famous song, "Simple Gifts", is still widely performed and adapted.

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Simple Gifts Song Cycle Solo voice(s)
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