Developed by Tom Leich
, this website allows users to access historic hymns.
The searchable database includes musical scores and information about the authors, composers, translaters, arrangers, etc.
began music lessons at age four and after progressing through piano,
violin and organ lessons, he became a church organist in high school.
studied music at Haverford College
, along with economics.
For four years
studied organ with Temple Painter.
Following college, Tom
graduate business program and then worked for a major
He worked full-time in accounting for 18 years and was
active as a church organist during that time.
moved to the Washington
area in 1983 and has played for a number of churches in the area.
also been active as a choral accompanist and director.
has been with
Tom's father was a professor at Carnegie Mellon University
music theory and composition.
Tom started Vienna Woods Music Company in
1995 in an effort to publish music by his
Over the past dozen
years, Tom's publishing efforts have shifted to working with old hymns and
the recently launched historichymns.com Web Site is part of this effort.
also does some part time accounting-related consulting work.
in Fairfax with Pepper and their four children.