Hattie Rhue Hatchett was a talented pianist and composer. She directed a Baptist Church choir and was a church organist for many years. As a composer, Hattie Hatchett is best known for her religious songs. She wrote both the words and the music of her compositions. Among them was the hymn "Jesus Tender Shepherd Lead Us", and one of her songs, "The Sacred Spot", was adopted as the official marching song of the Canadian First World War soldiers. _____________________________________________ Buxton National Historic Site and Museum, North Buxton, Ontario
Hattie Rhue Hatchett
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