Hastings, Thomas, American composer - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education Skip to search. New User? Register Sign InHelp Make Yahoo My Homepage Mail My Yahoo Yahoo Yahoo Education Search Search Web HOME CAREERS SCHOOLS ARTICLES REFERENCE Yahoo! Education > Reference > Encyclopedia > Hastings, Thomas, American composer Encyclopedia: Hastings, Thomas, American composer Reference Dictionary Encyclopedia Thesaurus World Factbook Search Encyclopedia: Hastings, Thomas, American composer 17841872, American composer, b. Washington, Conn. Of his hymns, Rock of Ages is most famous. He compiled several books of hymns, including Musica Sacra (1815) and Spiritual Songs (with Lowell Mason, 1831). Home| Career Center| School Match| Articles| Reference| Help Questions or Comments - Privacy - About Our Ads - Terms.