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Benjamin Russel Hanby portrait
Description: This image shows a portrait of Benjamin Russel Hanby (1833-1867), a famous composer from Westerville, Ohio, who attended Otterbein College and became a minister in the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. A music composer, he wrote "Darling Nellie Gray," (1856) which depicted some of the evils of slavery. He also wrote "Up on the Housetop" and "Who is He in Yonder Stall?" View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06569
Subjects: Composers; Multicultural Ohio--Religion in Ohio; Music; Arts and Entertainment
Places: Westerville (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)