W. J. Sparrow-Simpson

W. J. Sparrow-Simpson
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Short Name: W. J. Sparrow-Simpson
Full Name: Sparrow-Simpson, W. J. (William John), 1859-1952
Birth Year: 1859
Death Year: 1952

Simpson, William John Sparrow, M.A., was educated at Trin. College, Camb., B.A. 1882, M.A. 1886. Ordained in 1882, he held various appointments until 1904, when he became Chaplain to St. Mary's Hospital, Great Ilford. He has published several works, including a Memoir of Dr. W. S. Simpson, 1899. He contributed "All for Jesus—all for Jesus" (All for Jesus), and "Jesus, the Crucified, prays for me" (Passiontide), to C. W. A. Brooke's Additional Hymns, 1901). These hymns originally appeared in Sir J. Stainer's cantata The Crucifixion, 1887, the book of words of which was compiled by Mr. Simpson.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


Texts by W. J. Sparrow-Simpson (7)AsAuthority Languagessort descendingInstances
Hark, the voices of the happy throngJno. W. Simpson (Author)3
All for Jesus, All for Jesus, This our song shall ever beW. J. Sparrow-Simpson (Author)English26
Cross of Jesus, cross of sorrowWilliam James Sparrow Simpson (Author)English51
Holy Jesus, by thy passionW. J. Sparrow Simpson (Author)English6
I adore Thee, I adore Thee!William James Sparrow Simpson (Author)English12
Jesus the crucified, pleads for meWilliam James Sparrow Simpson (Author)English13
Heil'ges Kreuz, du sollst mir werdenW. J. Sparrow-Simpson (Adapter)German1

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