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John Sullivan Dwight (1813–1893)

Dwight, John Sullivan. An American musical critic; born at Boston, May 13, 1813; died on Sept. 5, 1893. After two years in the Unitarian ministry, he became one of the founders of Brook Farm, and was editor of its organ the Harbinger. In 1852 he established Dwight’s Journal of Music, in which appeared most of his scholarly musical criticism. His best-known poem is ‘God Save the State.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).