Born: January 8, 1867, Boston, Massachusetts.
Died: January 9, 1961, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Buried: Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
Balch won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946. Her works include:
Public Assistance of the Poor in France (Baltimore, Maryland: American Economic Association, 1893)
Our Slavic Fellow-Citizens (New York: Charities Publication Committee, 1910)
Women at the Hague: The International Congress of Women and Its Results, with Jane Addams & Alice Hamilton (New York: Macmillan, 1915)
Approaches to the Great Settlement (New York: Husbach, 1918)
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The original chant melody associated with this text [i.e., "Eternal Father, strong to save"] is found in most hymnals of denominations where chant has played a role, including the Lutheran tradition, which has produced much organ music on this well-known chant.
The setting here is by John B. Dykes (…
Derived from the fourth piano piece in Robert A. Schumann's Nachtstücke, Opus 23 (1839), CANONBURY first appeared as a hymn tune in J. Ireland Tucker's Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). The tune, whose title refers to a street and square in Islington, London, England, is often matched to Haver…