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 1987

Smith, C. Howard
Scandinavian hymnody from the Reformation to the present
Metuchen, N.J.: American Theological Library Association and The Scarecrow Press, 1987
      (Series: ATLA Monograph Series; 23)


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  Addison, Joseph (b. 1672 d. 1719)   public servant, man of letters
  Adlerbeth, Gudmund Goran (b. 1751 d. 1818)   statesman
  Alexander, Cecil Frances (b. 1818 d. 1895)   composer
  Alexander, James Waddell (b. 1804 d. 1859)   preacher, teacher
  Alexander, William Lindsay (b. 1808 d. 1884)   hymn writer
  Allen, James (b. 1734 d. 1804)   hymn writer
  Allen, Oswald (b. 1816 d. 1878)   hymn writer
  Alline, Henry (Allen) (b. 1748 d. 1784)   compiler of sacred music, clergyman
  Ambrose, Saint (b. 0340 d. 0397)   saint, bishop
  Angelus Silesius, Johann (b. 1624 d. 1677)   poet
  Anstice, Joseph (b. 1808 d. 1836)   hymn writer
  Auber, Henriette [Harriet] (b. 1773 d. 1862)   hymn writer, poet
  Austin, John (b. 1613 d. 1669)   hymn writer
  Aveling, Thomas William Baxter (b. 1815 d. 1884)  
  Bacon, Leonard (b. 1802 d. 1881)   hymn writer
  Baker, Henry Williams Sir (b. 1821 d. 1877)   musician, clergyman
  Bakewell, John (b. 1721 d. 1819)   hymn writer
  Bancroft, Charitie Lees (b. 1841 d. 1923)   hymn writer
  Barbauld, Anna Laetitia (b. 1743 d. 1825)   hymn writer
  Barlow, Joel (b. 1755 d. 1812)   publisher, psalmodist
  Bateman, Henry (b. 1802 d. 1872)   hymn writer
  Bathurst, William Hiley (Bragge) (b. 1796 d. 1877)   hymn writer
  Baxter, Richard (b. 1615 d. 1691)   hymn writer
  Beddome, Benjamin (b. 1717 d. 1795)   hymn writer
  Beman, Nathan Sidney Smith (b. 1785 d. 1871)  
  Benedict, Erastus Cornelius (b. 1800 d. 1880)  
  Bennett, Henry (b. 1813 d. 1868)  
  Benson, Richard Meux (b. 1824 d. 1915)   hymn writer
  Bernard de Cluny (a. 12th century )  
  Bernard of Clairvaux (b. 1090 d. 1153)   statesman, theologian
  Berridge, John (d. 1793)   hymn writer
  Bethune, George Washington (b. 1805 d. 1862)   hymnologist
  Bickersteth, Edward (b. 1786 d. 1850)   hymn writer
  Bickersteth, Edward Henry (b. 1825 d. 1906)   hymn writer
  Blacklock, Thomas (b. 1721 d. 1791 a. 1759)   clergyman
  Boden, James (b. 1757 d. 1841)  
  Bonar, Horatius (b. 1808 d. 1889)   minister, editor
  Bonar, Jane Catherine Lundie (b. 1821 d. 1884 a. 1858)   composer, hymnologist
  Borthwick, Jane Laurie (b. 1813 d. 1897)   hymn writer
  Bourignon, Antoinette (b. 1616 d. 1680)   hymnologist
  Bourne, Ben Hugh (b. 1772 d. 1852)   hymn writer
  Bowring, John (b. 1792 d. 1872)   hymn writer
  Brady, Nicholas (b. 1659 d. 1726)   divine, poet
  Bridges, Matthew (b. 1800 d. 1894 a. 19th century )   hymn writer
  Brooks, Charles Timothy (b. 1813 d. 1883)   hymnologist
  Brown, Phoebe Hinsdale (b. 1783 d. 1861)   hymnologist, hymnwriter
  Browne, Simon (b. 1680 d. 1732)   Pastor, author
  Bruce, Michael (b. 1746 d. 1767)   composer, hymn writer
  Bryant, William Cullen (b. 1794 d. 1878)   poet
  Bulfinch, Stephen Greenleaf (b. 1809 d. 1870)   psalmodist
  Burder, George (b. 1752 d. 1832)   hymn composer
  Burdsall, Richard (b. 1735 d. 1824)   hymnologist
  Burnham, Richard (b. 1749 d. 1810)   pastor, hymn writer
  Burns, James Drummond (b. 1823 d. 1864)   hymn writer
  Burton, John (b. 1773 d. 1822)   hymnologist
  Burton, John (b. 1803 d. 1877)   hymn writer
  Byrom, John (b. 1692 d. 1763)   hymn writer
  Campbell, Robert (b. 1814 d. 1868)   hymn writer
  Campbell, Thomas (b. 1777 d. 1844)   poet
  Carlyle, Joseph Dacre (b. 1758 d. 1804)   hymn writer
  Cary, Alice (b. 1820 d. 1871)   hymn writer
  Cary, Phoebe (b. 1824 d. 1871)   hymnologist
  Caswall, Edward (b. 1814 d. 1878)   hymn writer
  Cawood, John (b. 1775 d. 1852)   hymn writer
  Cennick, John (b. 1718 d. 1755)   hymn writer
  Chambers, John David (b. 1805 d. 1893)   drums, hymn writer
  Chandler, John (b. 1806 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Codner, Elizabeth (b. 1824 d. 1919)   hymn writer
  Coffin, Charles (b. 1676 d. 1749)   hymn composer
  Collins, Henry (b. 1827 d. 1919)   hymn writer
  Collyer, William Bengo (b. 1782 d. 1854)   hymn writer
  Conder, Joseph (b. 1789 d. 1855)   hymn writer
  Cook, Russell Sturgis (b. 1811 d. 1864)  
  Cotterill, Thomas (b. 1779 d. 1823 a. 1831)   minister, hymnist
  Cowper, William (b. 1731 d. 1800)   hymn writer
  Cox, Frances Elizabeth (b. 1812 d. 1897)   hymn writer, translator
  Coxe, Arthur Cleveland (b. 1818 d. 1896)   hymn writer
  Crabbe, George (b. 1754 d. 1832)   hymnologist
  Crewdson, Jane (Fox) (b. 1809 d. 1863)   hymn writer
  Crosswell, William (b. 1804 d. 1851)   hymnologist
  Cruger, Johannes (b. 1598 d. 1662)   composer, theorist
  Cunningham, John William (b. 1780 d. 1861)   hymnologist
  Dana, Mary Stanley Bunce (b. 1810 d. 1883)   poet, hymn writer
  Davies, Samuel (b. 1723 d. 1761)   hymnologist, presbyterian minister
  Davis, Eliel (b. 1803 d. 1849)   minister, hymnist
  Davis, Thomas (b. 1804 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  De Fleury, Maria (b. 1753 d. 1794 a. 1773)   hymn writer
  Deck, James George (b. 1802 d. 1884 a. 1852)   hymn writer
  Denny, Edward (b. 1796 d. 1889)   poet, hymnist
  Dickson, David (b. 1583 d. 1663)   hymnologist
  Dix, William Chatterton (b. 1837 d. 1898)   psalmodist, hymnist
  Doane, George Washington (b. 1799 d. 1859 a. 1824)   PDM~
  Dobell, John (b. 1757 d. 1840 a. 1806)   port-gauger, hymn writer
  Dober, Anna Schindler (b. 1713 d. 1739)   hymnologist
  Doddridge, Philip (b. 1702)   psalmodist, trombone
  Drummond, David Thomas Kerr (b. 1805 d. 1877)  
  Dryden, John (b. 1631 d. 1700)   poet, dramatist
  Duffield, George (b. 1818 d. 1888)   psalmodist
  Dunn, Robinson Porter (b. 1825 d. 1867)   hymnologist
  Dwight, Timothy (b. 1752 d. 1817)   poet, author of hymn texts
  East, John (a. 1828)   clergyman
  Eastburn, James Wallace (b. 1797 d. 1819)   hymnologist
  Edmeston, James (b. 1791 d. 1867)   psalmodist
  Elfaker, August (b. 1851 d. 1914)   organ
  Elliot, Richard (d. 1788)  
  Elliott, Charlotte (b. 1789 d. 1871)   psalmodist, hymnist
  Elliott, Julia Anne (b. 1809 d. 1841)   hymn writer
  Elven, Cornelius (b. 1797 d. 1873)   Pastor, hymnist
  Enfield, William (b. 1741 d. 1797)   pastor
  Evans, James Harrington (b. 1785 d. 1849)  
  Evans, Jonathan (b. 1749 d. 1809)   hymnist, preacher
  Faber, Frederick William (b. 1814 d. 1863)   psalmodist
  Fawcett, John (b. 1740 d. 1817)   hymn writer
  Fellows, John (d. 1785 a. 1780)   hymn writer
  Fitch, Eleazar Thompson (b. 1791 d. 1871)  
  Flower, Sara (b. 1805 d. 1848)   poet, hymn composer
  Flowerdew, Alice (b. 1759 d. 1830)   hymn writer
  Ford, David Everard (b. 1797 d. 1875)   composer, organ
  Francis, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1799)   poet, clergyman
  Fulbertus Episcopus Karnotensis (b. 0960 d. 1028)   churchman, music educator
  Gerhardt, Paul (b. 1607 d. 1676)   poet
  Gibbons, Thomas (b. 1720 d. 1785)   hymnologist
  Giles, Charles (b. 1783 d. 1867)   hymn writer
  Gill, Thomas Hornblower (b. 1819 d. 1906)   hymn writer
  Goode, William (b. 1762 d. 1816)  
  Gough, Benjamin (b. 1805 d. 1877)   hymn writer
  Grant, Robert (b. 1779 d. 1838)   member of parliament, hymn writer
  Gray, Jane (b. 1796 d. 1871)   hymn writer
  Gregory the Great (b. 0540 d. 0604)   pope, theologian
  Grigg, Joseph (b. 1782 d. 1768)   hymn writer
  Gurney, Archer Thompson (b. 1820 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Gurney, John Hampden (b. 1802 d. 1862)   hymn writer
  Guyon, Jeanne Marie Bouvieres de la Mothe (b. 1648 d. 1717)   hymnologist
  Hall, Christopher Newman (b. 1816 d. 1902)   hymn writer
  Hammond, William (b. 1719 d. 1783)   hymn writer
  Harbaugh, Henry (b. 1817 d. 1867)  
  Harmer, Samuel Young (b. 1809)   hymnologist
  Hart, Joseph (b. 1712 d. 1768 a. 1759-1762)   hymn writer
  Hastings, Thomas (b. 1784 d. 1872)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Havergal, William Henry (b. 1793 d. 1870)   religious composer
  Haweis, Thomas (b. 1734 d. 1820)   hymn writer
  Heath, George (b. 1745 d. 1822 a. 1770-1822)   hymnologist
  Heber, Reginald (b. 1783 d. 1826)   hymn writer, vicar
  Heginbotham, Ottiwell (b. 1744 d. 1768)   hymnologist
  Hemans, Felicia Dorothea (b. 1793 d. 1835)   poet
  Hensel, Luise (b. 1798 d. 1876)   hymn writer
  Hervey, James (b. 1714 d. 1758)   hymnologist
  Hewlett, John William (b. 1824 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Hill, Rowland (b. 1744 d. 1833)   preacher, hymnist
  Hillhouse, Augustus Lucas (b. 1792 d. 1859)   hymnologist, hymnwriter
  Hinsdale, Grace Webster (b. 1833 d. 1902)   poet, hymn writer
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell (b. 1809 d. 1894)   writer
  Hope, Henry Joy McCracken (b. 1809 d. 1872)   book binder, hymnist
  Hopkins, Josiah (b. 1786 d. 1862)   composer
  Hoskins, Joseph (b. 1745 d. 1788)   clergyman, hymnist
  How, William Walsham (b. 1823 d. 1897)   Bishop, hymnist
  Humphreys, Joseph (b. 1720)  
  Hupton, Job (b. 1762 d. 1849)   hymn writer
  Hurn, William (b. 1754 d. 1829)   clergyman
  Hyde, Ann Beadley (b. 1799 d. 1872)   hymnologist
  Jervis, Thomas (b. 1748 d. 1833)   minister, hymn writer
  Johnson, Samuel (b. 1822 d. 1882)   hymnologist
  Jones, Edmund (b. 1722 d. 1765)   hymnologist
  Judkin, Thomas James (b. 1788 d. 1871)   hymnologist, curate
  Judson, Sarah Boardman (b. 1803 d. 1845)   hymn writer
  Keble, John (b. 1792 d. 1866)   hymn writer
  Keith, George (d. 1775 a. 1749-1775)   book seller, publisher
  Kelly, Thomas (b. 1769 d. 1855)   clarinet, evangelical preacher
  Kempenfelt, Richard (b. 1718 d. 1782)   naval officer
  Kempthorne, John (b. 1775 d. 1838)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Ken, Thomas (b. 1637 d. 1710)   hymn writer
  Kethe, William (b. CAD2> d. 1608 a. 1559)   hymn writer
  Key, Francis Scott (b. 1780 d. 1843)   author of the Star-Spangled Banner, lyricist
  Kingsbury, William (b. 1744 d. 1818)  
  Kippis, Andrew (b. 1725 d. 1795)  
  Knorr von Rosenroth, Christian (Anton Philipp) (b. 1636 d. 1689)   scholar, poet
  Laurenti, Laurentius (b. 1660 d. 1722 a. 1700)   music director, Liederdichter
  Lee, Richard (a. 1794)   hymn writer
  Leeson, Jane Eliza (b. 1809 d. 1881)   hymn writer
  Lindeman, Ole Andreas (b. 1769 d. 1857)   organ
  Lloyd, William Freeman (b. 1791 d. 1853)   hymn writer
  Luther, Martin (b. 1483 d. 1546)   reformer, theologian
  Lyte, Henry Francis (b. 1793 d. 1847)   hymn writer
  Mackay, Margaret (b. 1802 d. 1887)   hymnist
  Madan, Judith (Cowper) (b. 1702 d. 1781)   hymn writer
  Madan, Martin (b. -1726 d. 1790)   clergyman, writer
  Mant, Richard (b. 1776 d. 1848)   hymn writer
  Marriott, John (b. 1780 d. 1825)   hymn writer
  Mason, John (b. 1640s d. 1694)   cast, harp
  Mason, William (b. 1725 d. 1797)   poet, amateur musician
  Massie, Richard (b. 1800 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Maude, Mary Fawler (b. 1819 d. 1913)   hymnist, Authoress
  McAll, Robert Stephens (b. 1792 d. 1838)  
  McCheyne, Robert Murray (b. 1813 d. 1843)   hymn writer
  Medley, Samuel (b. 1738 d. 1799)   minister, hymnwriter
  Mercer, William (b. 1811 d. 1873)   hymn writer
  Merrick, James (b. 1720 d. 1769)   hymn writer
  Midlane, Albert (b. 1825 d. 1909)   organ, composer
  Millard, James Edwin (b. 1823 d. 1894)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Mills, Henry (b. 1786 d. 1867)  
  Milman, Henry Hart (b. 1791 d. 1868)   hymn writer
  Milton, John (b. 1608 d. 1674)   poet
  Monsell, John Samuel Bewley (b. 1811 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Montgomery, James (b. 1771 d. 1854)   author, director
  Moore, Henry (b. 1732 d. 1802)   minister, hymnist
  Moore, Thomas (b. 1779 d. 1852)   poet, musician
  Morell, Thomas (b. 1781 d. 1840)  
  Morrison, John (b. 1749 d. 1798)   hymnologist
  Muhlenberg, William Augustus (b. 1796 d. 1877)   composer, clergyman
  Neale, John Mason (b. 1818 d. 1866)   hymn writer
  Neander, Joachim (b. 1650 d. 1680)   theologian, poet
  Needham, John (d. 1786 a. 1746)   hymnologist
  Nelson, David (b. 1793 d. 1844)   hymnologist
  Nevin, Edwin Henry (b. 1814 d. 1889)   hymnologist
  Newman, John Henry (b. 1801 d. 1890)   cardinal, hymn writer
  Newton, John (b. 1725 d. 1807)   cast, hymn writer
  Noel, Gerard Thomas (b. 1782 d. 1851)   hymnologist
  Occom, Samson (b. 1732 d. 1792)  
  Ogilvie, John (b. 1733 d. 1813)  
  Olivers, Thomas [Oliver] (b. 1725 d. 1799)   preacher, hymnwriter
  Onderdonk, Henry Ustic (b. 1789 d. 1858)  
  Osler, Edward (b. 1798 d. 1863)   hymn writer
  Palmer, Ray (b. 1808 d. 1887)   pastor, hymn writer
  Park, Roswell (b. 1807 d. 1869)  
  Parr, Harriet (b. 1828 d. 1900)   hymn writer
  Peabody, William Bourne Oliver (b. 1799 d. 1847)   hymnologist
  Peacock, John (b. 1731 d. 1803)   hymn writer
  Perronet, Edward (b. 1726 d. 1792)   hymn writer, composer
  Peters, Mary [Bowly] (b. 1813 d. 1856)   hymn writer
  Pirie, Alexander (d. 1804)  
  Prentiss, Elizabeth Payson (b. 1818 d. 1878)   hymnologist
  Rabanus Maurus (b. 0776 d. 0856)   Archbishop of Mainz
  Raffles, Thomas (b. 1788 d. 1863)   hymn writer
  Reed, Andrew (b. 1787 d. 1862)   hymn writer
  Ringwaldt, Bartholomaus (b. 1532 d. 1600)   pastor, hymnologist
  Rippon, John (b. 1751 d. 1836)   clergyman, composer
  Robert II, King of France (b. 0970 d. 1031)   hymnologist
  Robertson, William (d. 1743 died: 1745)  
  Robinson, Charles Seymour (b. 1829 d. 1899)  
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Rowe, John (b. 1764 d. 1833)   hymn writer
  Rutstrom, Anders Carl (b. 1721 d. 1772)   preacher, hymn writer
  Ryland, John (b. 1753 d. 1825)   hymn writer
  Saffary, Maria Grace (b. 1773 d. 1858)   hymn writer
  Sandys, George (b. 1578 d. 1643)   hymn writer
  Santeuil, Claude (b. 1628 d. 1684)   hymn writer, marchand
  Santeuil, Jean Baptist (b. 1630 d. 1697)   hymn writer
  Schmolke, Benjamin (b. 1672 d. 1737)  
  Scott, Elizabeth (b. 1708 d. 1776)   hymn writer
  Scott, Thomas (b. 1705 d. 1775)   hymnologist
  Scott, Walter (b. 1771 d. 1832)   forfatter, guitar
  Seagrave, Robert (b. 1693 d. 1750)   hymn writer
  Sears, Edmond Hamilton (b. 1810 d. 1876)   hymnologist
  Seymour, Aaron Crossly Hobart (b. 1789 d. 1870)   hymnologist, hymnist
  Shirley, Selina Hastings (b. 1707 d. 1791)   hymnologist
  Shirley, William Walter (b. 1725 d. 1786)   hymn writer
  Shrubsole, William (b. 1759 d. 1829)   missionary secretary, hymn writer
  Sigourney, Lydia Howard (Huntley) (b. 1791 d. 1865)   writer on etiquette, hymnologist
  Smith, Caroline Louisa (b. 1827 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Smith, Samuel Francis (b. 1808 d. 1895)   hymnologist
  Spitta, Philipp (b. 1801 d. 1859)   theologian, author
  Steele, Anne (b. 1717 d. 1778)   hymnist
  Stennett, Joseph (b. 1663 d. 1713)   hymn writer
  Stennett, Samuel (b. 1727 d. 1795)   hymn writer
  Sternhold, Thomas (d. 1549)   hymn writer
  Stocker, John (a. 1776-1777)   hymnologist, hymnist
  Stowell, Hugh (b. 1799 d. 1865)   hymn writer
  Strong, Nathan (b. 1748 d. 1816)  
  Swain, Joseph (b. 1761 d. 1796)   hymnist Preacher
  Tappan, William Bingham (b. 1794 d. 1849)   hymnologist
  Tate, Nahum (b. 1652 d. 1715)   librettista, poet
  Taylor, Ann (b. 1782 d. 1866)   hymn writer
  Taylor, Ann Martin (b. 1758 d. 1830)   hymn writer
  Taylor, Jane (b. 1783 d. 1824)   hymn writer
  Taylor, John (b. 1694 d. 1761)   clergyman, writer
  Taylor, Thomas Rawson (b. 1807 d. 1835)   hymn writer
  Tersteegen, Gerhard (b. 1697 d. 1769)   hymn writer
  Theodore, St. (b. 0759 d. 0826)  
  Theodulph of Orleans (d. 0821)   Bishop of Orleans
  Thompson, Alexander Ramsay (b. 1812 d. 1895)   pastor, hymn writer
  Thrupp, Dorothy Ann (b. 1779 d. 1847)   hymn writer
  Tomas da Celano (b. 1190 d. 1260)   poet
  Toplady, Augustus Montague (b. 1740 d. 1778)   hymn writer
  Turner, Daniel (b. 1710 d. 1798)   pastor, hymnist
  Urwick, William (b. 1791 d. 1868)  
  Wallin, Benjamin (b. 1711 d. 1782)   pastor, hymn writer
  Wardlaw, Ralph (b. 1779 d. 1853)   hymn writer
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Weissel, Georg (b. 1590 d. 1635)   rector, hymn writer
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1757 d. 1834)   composer, musician
  Wesley, John Benjamin (b. 1703 d. 1791)   clergyman
  Wesley, Samuel (b. 1766 d. 1837)   composer, organ
  Wesley, Samuel Sebastian (b. 1810 d. 1876)   composer, organ
  White, Henry Kirke (b. 1785 d. 1806)   hymn writer
  Williams, Helen Maria (b. 1762 d. 1827)   political writer, hymn writer
  Williams, William (b. 1717 d. 1791)   hymn writer
  Winkworth, Catherine (b. 1827 d. 1878)   hymn writer
  Woodhull, Alfred Alexander (b. 1810 d. 1836)   hymnologist
  Wordsworth, Christopher (b. 1807 d. 1885)   hymn writer
  Zinzendorf, Nikolaus Ludwig (b. 1700 d. 1760)   Lutheran pietist
  Zwinger, Theodore (b. 1533 d. 1588)  

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