William Tans'ur (Composer)
Born: 6th November 1706, Dunchurch, UK
Died: 7th October 1783, St. Neots, UK
William Tans'ur (or Tansur, Tanzer, Letansur) was an English hymn-writer, composer of West gallery music, and teacher of music. His output includes approximately a hundred hymn tunes and psalm settings and a Te Deum. His manual A New Musical Grammar (1746) was still popular in the nineteenth century.