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Douglas LeTell Rights

1891 - 1956 Person Name: Douglas L. Rights Meter: Author of "Veiled in Darkness Judah Lay" in The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America

R. E. DeReef

Meter: Composer of "PUGLIA" in The Cyber Hymnal

J. Williams

1817 - 1899 Meter: Author of "Once the angel started back" John Williams was born at Deerfield, Mass., in 1817; graduated at Trinity College, Hartford, in 1835; was ordained Deacon, 1838; Priest, 1841; Rector of S. George's, Schenectady, N.Y., 1842; President of Trinity College, 1848-1853; Assistant Bishop of Connecticut, 1851, and sole Bishop, by the death of Bishop Brownell, in 1865. He has edited a number of works of value. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872. ================ Williams, John, D.D., LL.D., was born at Deerfield, Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 1817; graduated at Trinity College, 1835, and was ordained in 1838. From 1842 to 1848 he was Rector at Schenectady, New York, and President of Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, from 1848 to 1853. In 1861 he was consecrated Assistant Bishop of Connecticut, taking, in 1865, the full charge of that diocese. Bishop Williams is an eminent scholar. His contributions to hymnology were Ancient Hymns of Holy Church , Hartford, 1845, being translations from the Latin; the "Additional Hymns," pp. 81-127, were selected from the translations from the Latin by Isaac Williams. A few of Bishop Williams's translations have come into common use. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Daniel Alexander Payne

1811 - 1893 Person Name: Daniel A. Payne, 1811-1893 Meter: Author of "Sleep, Thou Dust And Ashes" in The Cyber Hymnal

Roland Leich

1911 - 1995 Meter: Composer of "PITTSBURGH" in The Worshipbook

George B. Lissant

1823 - 1899 Person Name: G. B. Lissant Meter: Composer of "HOLY JESUS" in The Church Hymnal Born: September 22, 1827. Died: September 14, 1899. Lissant was a chorister at the coronation of Britain’s Queen Victoria. In 1849, he became the first organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Calcutta, India. From about 1872 to 1899, he played the organ at St. Augustine’s Church, Queen’s Gate, London. Sources: Musical Times, October 1, 1899, p. 691

Theodore Wood

Meter: Composer of "SURABAYA" in The Cyber Hymnal

Brian Pinner

b. 1981 Meter: Composer of "RABUN" in Hymns to the Living God

H. Lamson

Meter: Arranger of "THARAW" in The Cyber Hymnal

Thomas C. Griggs

1845 - 1903 Person Name: Thomas C. Griggs, 1845–1903 Meter: Composer of "TESTIMONY" in Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


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