|Short Name:||Sir Walter Scott|
|Full Name:||Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832|
Walter Scott was born in Edinburgh, August 15, 1771. In 1786, he commenced his apprenticeship as writer to the Signet. In 1796, he first appeared before the public in a translation of Burger's "William and Helen." Many poetical works followed, until in 1814, he began the series of "Waverly Novels." He died at Abbotsford, September 21, 1832. It is related that on his death-bed he distinctly repeated portions of the Latin original, upon which "That day of wrath, that dreadful day" is based.
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872
Scott, Sir Walter, Bart., was born in Edinburgh, Aug. 15, 1771, and died at Abbotsford, Sept. 21, 1832. Although so successful and widely known as a poet, he made no direct contributions to hymnody whatever. His condensed rendering of the “Dies Irae", and his hymn of Rebecca in Ivanhoe, "When Israel of the Lord beloved" (q.v.) were utilized as hymns for congregational use by others, but were never intended for such a purpose by himself. His work and rank as poet, novelist, and historian are fully set forth in his Life by J. G. Lockhart.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
|Texts by Sir Walter Scott (7)||As||Authority Languages||Instances|
|Im heil'gen Bibeluche leigt||Walter Scott (Author)||2|
|O present still, though still unseen||Walter Scott (Author)||1|
|What power shall be the sinner's stay||Walter Scott (Author)||3|
|That day of wrath, that dreadful day||W. Scott (Author)||English||239|
|The Lord will come: the earth shall quake||Walter Scott (Translator)||English||1|
|When Israel, of the Lord beloved||Sir W. Scott (Author)||English||101|
|When shall we meet again? Meet never to sever?||Walter Scott (Author)||English||1|