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Biographical notices of hymn writers

Fred Purser

Biographical notices of hymn writers

with other papers

by Fred Purser

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Published by Printed by A. Mayne & Boyd in Belfast .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hymn writers

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F.P.
    ContributionsF.P., P., F.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14466396M

    A Dictionary of Hymnology (or, more completely, A Dictionary of Hymnology: Origin and History of Christian Hymns and Hymnwriters of All Ages and Nations, Together with Biographical and Critical Notices of Their Authors and Translators) by John D. Julian, first published in , was for over years a standard historical reference for early Christian hymns, with more t entries. Fanny Crosby, American writer of hymns, the best known of which was “Safe in the Arms of Jesus.” Crosby lost her sight to an eye infection and medical ignorance at the age of six weeks. She nonetheless grew up an active and happy child. From to she attended the New York Institution for.

    This is basically a survey of prominent American hymn and gospel song writers of the s. It focuses on the facts of their lives and musicianship, and as such is rather dull. Those interested in the history of music in America may find the book useful, particularly as it was written by a contemporary of that period.3/5(1). Great Christian Hymn Writers is a wonderful resource for worship services, devotional talks, and home schools, as well as for use in your private devotions. And it's worthwhile reading for anyone who's interested in learning where these hymns came from and how it .

    A Selection of Hymns for Public Worship, a hymn book compiled by William Gadsby and first published in , includes twenty-seven of the hymns by Anne Steele. This book is used mainly by some of the Calvinistic Strict Baptist churches in England. Biography of Cecil Frances Alexander Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander, was a hymn-writer and poet. Alexander was born in Dublin, the third child and second daughter of Major John Humphreys (of Norfolk, land-agent to 4th Earl of Wicklow and later to the second Marquess of .


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Our hymn writers; being biographical notices of the authors of the hymns selected by the Hymn Book Committee of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. by Presbyterian Church in : Get this from a library. Our hymn writers: being biographical notices of the authors of the hymns.

[Presbyterian Church in Canada. Hymn Book Committee.;]. Our hymn writers [electronic resource]: being biographical notices of the authors of the hymns / By Presbyterian Church in Canada. Hymn Book Committee. Abstract.

Electronic of access: Internet.4 Topics: Eglise presbytérienne. numerous, including not a few biographical volumes of the old Master Musicians, the present volume is, so far as the author is aware, the first dis­ tincti\e book of biography to be published of the men and women whose gospel songs and hymns ha,e thrilled the hearts of innumerable hosts, and kindled.

Read Hymn-Writers and Their Hymns from author Samuel Woolcock Christophers. Find more Christian classics for theology and Bible study at Bible Study g: Biographical.

Isaac Watts — Biographies and Information Isaac Watts () was an English pastor, preacher, poet, and hymn writer. Wrote about hymns including When I Survey the Wondrous Cross, Am I a Soldier of the Cross, and Joy to the World.

Hymn Writers and Composers. O come, let us sing unto the L ORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our Sarah Flower Adams () Cecil F. Alexander () Charitie L. Bancroft () Carrie Breck () Frances Brook Phoebe Hinsdale Brown (). In Dr. John Rippon published A Selection of Hymns from the Best Authors as a supplement to Isaac Watts’ classic Psalms and Hymns.

The book was an immense success. “The remarkable feature of the book,” writes Louis Benson, “is the great number of original hymns secured by. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "Biography of Gospel song and hymn writers" See other formats. Civilla D. Martin () Daughter of James N. and Irene Hard­ing Hold­en, Ci­vil­la taught school be­fore mar­ry­ing Wal­ter Mar­tin.

To­ge­ther, they pro­duced a num­ber of Gos­pel songs. This way, singers could open the book to a particular set of words, and turn to the tune they wanted, so they could see both at once.

Some hymn books (such as the newer Celebration Hymnal) have the information about the hymn writers at the bottom of the page. But most traditional hymn books are set up as the one illustrated and discussed g: Biographical. It was neither; only a loose collection of short writer biographies of varied consequence, and a poorly written history of English hymnody, all colored with a general snobbery and drab dustiness.

My biggest takeaway was that Charles Wesley wrote about 7, hymns, 2/5(1). A biographical index of authors of hymns found in. The Methodist Hymnal,excerpted from the annotated edition thereof, also known as. Hymns and Hymn Writers of the Church. Description: First Published: Hymns and Hymn Writers of the Church, Nashville: Smith & Lamar, Print Basis: Source: Nashville: Smith & Lamar, Rights.

This is not a critical commentary, but a record of interesting facts concerning popular Christian hymns, and concise biographical sketches of nearly writers, gathered from many sources. Couple of slight marks to spine of cloth. With Jane Stuart Smith, she coauthored Crossway's Favorite Men Hymn Writers and Favorite Women Hymn Writers.

EDITH SCHAEFFER is the widow of Francis Schaeffer, and with him co-founder of L'Abri Fellowship. Her many books include A Celebration of Children and The Life of Reviews: This page volume contains crisp and stirring biographical sketches of fifty of the world's greatest hymn-writers.

The focus in this book is on the hymn-writers themselves rather than on specific hymns, which sets the book apart from most in this genre. Miss Elliott's hymns in 'Spiritual Songs' are:"'Christian, seek not yet repose", (a new hymn to the Little Flock Hymn Book) and "O Holy Saviour, Friend unseen".

Number has rapidly become a favourite hymn in prayer and ministry meetings. Verses 3. She was a close friend of Fanny Crosby and the two often met to have fellowship and talk about hymns. She was a cousin of the hymn writer, Edgar Page Stites, and worked with other well known hymn writers like Charles Gabriel, Homer Rodeheaver, and E.S.

Lorenz. Robert Lowry - Popular Hymn Writers of the s. While some of the popular hymn writers of the s focused solely on the written words of a hymn, many of these people also had the ability to compose music.

Robert Lowry was a minister who also enjoyed writing hymns and composing the works of g: Biographical. Discover the inspiring stories behind hymns! In this devotional, you'll learn how many of these beloved songs were written after incredible life experiencesfrom the heart of a repentant slave trader to a survivor of attempted suicide.

You'll also enjoy the musical score, lyrics, and in-depth biographies of 12 writers, singers, and composers. pages, softcover from Tyndale.F. E. Belden was the most prolific writer of hymn tunes, gospel songs, and related texts in the early years of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and was referred to as "the sweet singer of Israel." He was known for his ability to compose hymns spontaneously as sermons were being delivered and then perform them at the conclusion of the g: Biographical.Buy Great Christian Hymn Writers r.e.

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