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Mason, Lowell. [Photograph]. In Encyclopedia Britannica Online Library Edition. Retrieved from http://library.eb.com/eb/art-99599

The beginnings of American music education rests with one man and a generally accepted truth. In the late 1830s, an accomplished composer and music publisher, named Lowell Mason, made a compelling case to the local public school committee. It had long been established that the quality of singing in American churches was at that time [...]