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10 Famous Writers and Composers in the Hymnbook


9. Jean Sibelius

Composer of “Be Still, My Soul” (no. 124)

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Widely recognized as Finland's national composer, Sibelius is a more recent name than many on this list. Though he passed away in 1957, Sibelius' music continues to be sung and played all over the world, including the tune to LDS favorite "Be Still, My Soul."

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