Philip Dietterich


PHILIP R. DIETTERICH (b. 1931) was born into a musical family in Buffalo, New York. A lifelong Methodist he is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, The Boston University School of Theology and Union Theological Seminary, New York City. For most of his adult life he was the full time Minister of Music at First United Methodist Church in Westfield, New Jersey. A widely published composer of church music his "Followers of the Lamb" AG 7223 has been a best selling anthem in the Hope catalog for many years. Mr. Dietterich now lives in retirement in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts.