|Short Name:||Emma Louise Ashford|
|Full Name:||Ashford, Emma Louise, 1850-1930|
Ashford, Emma Louise (Hindle). (Delaware state, March 27, 1850-- ). Sand and studied with father. Moved to Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1864; to Seymour, Connecticut, 1865; Organist, St. Peters (Episcopal) Church, 1865; married, 1967 to John Ashford; moved to Chicago, ca.1867; alto soloist (under Dudley Buck), St. James (Episcopal) Church, Chicago, 1967-1868; moved to Nashville, Tennessee, ca.1869. Studied pipe organ with Dr. Anderson; composition with Dr. R.H. Peters. 10 years, Mr. & Mrs. Ashford conducted choir work at Presbyterian Church and Jewish Temple in Nashville. Visited and studied in Europe, 1894, 1897, 1904. Publisher, Lorenz.
See: Hall, J. H. (c1914). Biographies of Gospel Song and Hymn Writers. New York: Fleming H. Revell Company.
|Texts by Emma Louise Ashford (5)||As||Instances|
|Come and listen to the story||E. L. A. (Author)||2|
|Hear now the voice||E. L. A. (Author)||2|
|Jesus with you is pleading||E. L. A. (Author)||2|
|Ring the merry Christmas bells, Tell the joyous story||E. L. A. (Author)||2|
|We're soldiers in the army of the Lord, We march to battle at his holy Word||E. L. A. (Author)||7|