Hearing Loop

Spaces looped
– at The Shedd –

Jaqua Concert Hall
Sheffer Recital Hall
Cole Gallery
Warren Court
Room B09
Shedd Ticket Office
Will Call desk

John Newton
Shedd Presents 2022-23
Some Bright Morning
John Newton
  • Biography
  • Artwork
John Newton (1725-1807) was an English evangelical Anglican cleric and slavery abolitionist. He had previously been a captain of slave ships and an investor in the slave trade. He served as a sailor in the Royal Navy (after forced recruitment) and was himself enslaved for a time in West Africa. He is noted for being author of the hymns "Amazing Grace" and "Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken".
 Amazing Grace
Words by John Newton
John Newton works are featured in these Shedd Presents 22-23 events:
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor