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Using the shoddiest, sleaziest material we have for the purpose of glorifying God is not very sound theology or even very good common sense. […] (In general, when you see a diminished seventh chord in a hymn, run.) And these chords are usually used in bad hymns in precisely the same order in which they occur in “Sweet Adeline.”
— Paul Hume (1956)

1907 Biography of Giulio Bas
published 19 January 2014 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Giulio Bas was best known for his Gregorian accompaniments. Here’s a biography of him written in 1907 (approximately a decade before his accompaniments began to appear):

      * *  1907 Biography of Julius Bas