Born: Sep­tem­ber 13, 1877, Mt. Ayr, Iowa.

Died: May 15, 1958, Clare­mont, Cal­i­for­nia.

Pseudonym: John Por­ter.

A noted hymn­ol­o­gist, Mc­Cutchan stu­died at Park Coll­ege, Park­ville, Mis­souri, and Simp­son Coll­ege, In­di­an­o­la, Io­wa (BM 1904). He went on to teach voice at Bak­er Un­i­ver­si­ty in Bald­win, Kan­sas, and found­ed the con­serv­a­tory of mu­sic there in 1910. After fur­ther stu­dy in Ger­ma­ny and France, in 1911 he be­came dean of mu­sic at DePauw Un­i­ver­si­ty in Green­cas­tle, In­di­a­na, serv­ing there 26 years. He helped com­pile the Meth­odist Hymn­al in 1936. His works in­clude:



  1. Campmeeting
  2. DePauw
  3. Fowler

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