Harriet Reynolds was born on September 13, 1944 in Hampton, Middlesex, England. She is an actress, with “Have You Been Served? (1972), Mis recuerdos de Nelson (1982) and Sí, ministro (1980). She died on June 18, 1992 in London, England.
Harriet Reynolds Krauth Spaeth (1845–1925) was the daughter of the 19th-century Lutheran theologian Charles Porterfield Krauth, a highly educated and accomplished woman herself. As music editor of the Church Book with Music (1872), she was the only woman to hold the position. Robert D. Hawkins introduced the subject in the Vi Messerli Church Music Lectures, October 16-18, 2011, in this wonderful adaptation that tells the story of her life and her passion for music. Contributions to the Lutheran Liturgy and Congregational Singing Traditions.
Robert D. Hawkins was a professor of worship and music and dean of Christ Church for 26 years at Lutheran Southern Seminary in Columbia, South Carolina.
This is the first in a series of monographs published by the Center for Church Music at Concordia University in Chicago – Shaping American Lutheran Music – highlighting the people, movements and events that contributed to its shaping of the sacred music curriculum in the Lutheran Church in North America middle.