Dwight, John Sullivan, a Unitarian minister and musician, was born in Boston May 13, 1813. He entered Harvard College in 1828, and was graduated in 1832. He studied for the ministry at the Harvard Divinity School, and was ordained in 1836 as pastor of the Unitarian Church at Northanipton. In a few years he gave up the ministry and devoted himself to literature and music. In 1852 he established Dwight's Journal of Music, which he owned and edited for thirty years, making it one of the foremost musical journals of the time. He died September 5, 1893.
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