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Charles Edward Mudie

1818 - 1890 Person Name: Charles Edward Mudie, 1818-90 Meter: Author of "Life and light and joy are found" in The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes Mudie, Charles Edward, the founder of the well-known library which bears his name, was born at Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, Oct. 18, 1818. In 1872 he collected his poems and published them as Stray Leaves (2nd ed., 1873). Several poems on Scriptural subjects, and a few hymns are included in the volume. The hymn by which he is best known is "I lift my heart to Thee, Saviour divine" (His and Mine). It is from the Stray Leaves, and is in several hymnbooks, including the Scottish Evangelical Union Hymnal, 1878; Horder's Congregational Hymns, 1884, and many others. It is marked by great beauty and tenderness of expression. Several of Mr. Mudie's hymns, which are not in common use are worthy of attention. [Rev. W. Garrett Horder] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) ================== Mudie, Charles E., p. 774, i. He died at 31, Maresfield Gardens, Hampstead, Oct. 28, 1890. His hymn, "I lift my heart to Thee, &c," was written in Oct., 1871. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Alan Rees

Person Name: Alan Rees, b. 1941 Meter: Composer of "CALLOW END" in Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New

H. de la Haye Blackith

1845 - 1926 Meter: Composer of "PALGRAVE" in The Hymnal Hanson de la Haye Blackith was born in Whaplode, Spalding, Lincolnshire, England in 1845. He was an organist of St. Mary’s Collegiate Church in the town of Warwick, England in 1882. NN, Hymnary. Source:,_Warwick

Jessie Margaret Macdougall Ferguson

1895 - 1964 Person Name: Jessie Margaret Macdougall Ferguson, 1895-1964 Meter: Author of "Gentle Jesus, Hear Our Prayer" in Moravian Book of Worship

Hallgrímur Pétursson

1614 - 1674 Person Name: Hallgrim Petursson Meter: Author of "GETHSEMANE" in Passion-Hymns of Iceland, The

Jeremiah Franklin Ohl

1850 - 1941 Person Name: Jeremiah Franklin Ohl, 1850-1941 Meter: Composer of "ST. CHRYSOSTOM (Ohl)" in The Cyber Hymnal

W. E. Miller

1766 - 1839 Person Name: W. E. Miller, 1766-1839 Meter: Composer of "TRURO " in The Methodist Hymn-Book with Tunes

Ingram Cobbin

1777 - 1851 Person Name: Cobbin Meter: Author of "If 'tis sweet to mingle where" in The Voice of Praise Cobbin, Ingram, M.A., born Dec, 1777, and educated for, the Congregational Ministry at Hoxton College. Entering the ministry in 1802, he was successively pastor of congregations at Banbury, at Holloway, at Putney, and at Crediton. He was also for some time Secretary of the Home Mission Society. He died at Camberwell, March 10, 1851. His publications were numerous, including Scripture Parables in Verse, 1818; The Village Hymn Book, 1820; and a translation of Caesar Malan's Hymns, 1825. He also contributed the following hymns to the Baptist New Selection, 1828:— 1. As blows the wind, and in its flight. Regeneration. 2. Before the Almighty power began. Sovereign Grace. 3. If 'tis sweet to mingle where. Prayer Meeting. 4. Lord! there is a throne of grace. Prayer. 5. Lord! to Thy bounteous care we owe. Harvest. Of these hymns, Nos. 3 and 4 are in the most extensive use, and are given in several modern collections, specially amongst the Baptists. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) ========================= Cobbin, Ingram, p. 239, ii. The hymn A throne of grace! then let us go" (The Throne of Grace), which is found in several American hymnbooks, is usually attributed to this author, but we have failed to trace it in any of his works. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

George F. LeJeune

1841 - 1904 Meter: Composer of "HOLY SPIRIT" in The Hymnal George Fitz-Curwood Le Jeune, 1841-1904 Born: June 18, 1841, London, England. Died: April 11, 1904, Staten Island, New York. Buried: Moravian Cemetery, Staten Island, New York. Le Jeune studied music under Joseph Barnby and George Macfarren in London. In 1863, he moved to Montréal, Canada, where he continued his studies with George Carter. He later moved to America, playing the organ in churches in Hartford, Connecticut, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He became the organist at St. John’s Chapel of Trinity Parish, New York City, in 1876, and also directed the choir there. Sources: Hughes, p. 471

Otto Salomon

1889 - 1971 Meter: Author of "Lo! A Light Is in the East" in Songs of Light Salomon, Otto. (Frankfort-am-Main, Germany, 1889--1971). Stayed at the Sannerz Bruderhof community in 1920 and 1921, helped in publishing work there under Eberhard Arnold's direction. Wrote his songs during his short stay there. Later wrote books under the name of Otto Bruder. --Marlys Swinger, DNAH Archives


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