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Weekend Challenge #4

Posted by T. Resnikoff // December 19th 2014 // Events and Opportunities, Guides and Tools, UUA // 4 comments

WE_Challenge_4Lend Us Your Ear…


Tell us who wrote this seasonal classic – and where and when he is believed to have composed it…


Enter your response in the comments section of this post this weekend. We will announce the winner(s) and prize(s) on Monday, Dec 22.



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Ted Resnikoff is the Digital Communications Editor at the Unitarian Universalist Association.
4 Responses to “Weekend Challenge #4”
  1. Steven Ballesteros says:

    James L. Pierpont, who was at one point the Music Director of a Unitarian Church, wrote “Once Horse Open Sleigh” a.k.a. “Jingle Bells” in late 1857 at the Simpson Tavern in Medford, Massachusett.

  2. Carter says:

    James Pierpont wrote the holiday song in the 1850s while he was organist at the “Jingle Bells Church,” the Unitarian church of Savannah Georgia. Legend has it that it was composed in a tavern in Massachusetts .

  3. Jared Dobro says:

    Written by James Pierpont at Medford, Mass in 1857

  4. Kadyn Frawley says:

    James Pierpont in 1850

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