Charles Edward Whiting (1833-1923) was born in Holliston, Massachusetts. He was an instructor in music in the Boston public schools for over forty years. He authored a series of textbooks on music, “The Public School Music Course.” His compositions and arrangements were mostly songs for his music textbooks. His younger brother George Elbridge Whiting (1840-1923) was also an accomplished musician and composer.
All are mixed chorus unless noted; some contain divisi.