Mormon Arts Center

On This Day...

A DAILY FACTOID OF OUR ART HISTORY

Nov. 12

Several of composer Robert Manookin's works appeared in the 1985 edition of the LDS hymnal, including "Thy Will, O Lord, Be Done" and "See the Mighty Priesthood Gathered. He studied under Mormon composers and organists such as Frank Asper, Alexander Schreiner, B. Cecil Gates and J. Spencer Cornwall, and was a professor of music composition and theory at BYU. He died on this day (1997). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Manookin

Glen Nelson