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John Conrad Engelbrecht, Sunday Evening Hymn
John Conrad Engelbrecht belonged to a musical family who had come to America from Germany in the eighteenth century. He was born in Frederick, Maryland in 1819, and later moved to Staunton, Virginia, where he was to spend the rest of his life. He married Catherine E. Ball of Staunton in 1850, and was music teacher at the Landon Female Seminary, as well as organist of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church and later of St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Staunton. He died in 1906.

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Postcard view of Staunton, Virginia, at the beginning of the twentieth century
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