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 1963

Whittemore, Mildred C.
Hymn writers of the christian church
Boston: Whittemore Associates, 1963, 64 p.


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  Adams, John Quincy (b. 1767 d. 1848)   psalmodist
  Addison, Joseph (b. 1672 d. 1719)   public servant, man of letters
  Alexander, Cecil Frances (b. 1818 d. 1895)   composer
  Alford, Henry (b. 1810 d. 1871)   psalmodist
  Ambrose, Saint (b. 0340 d. 0397)   saint, bishop
  Babcock, Maltbie Davenport (b. 1858 d. 1901)   preacher, hymnologist
  Bacon, Leonard (b. 1802 d. 1881)   hymn writer
  Baker, Henry Williams Sir (b. 1821 d. 1877)   musician, clergyman
  Baring Gould, Sabine (b. 1834 d. 1924)   clergyman, lyricist
  Barlow, Joel (b. 1755 d. 1812)   publisher, psalmodist
  Bates, Katherine Lee (b. 1859 d. 1929)   hymnologist
  Baxter, Richard (b. 1615 d. 1691)   hymn writer
  Benson, Louis Fitzgerald (b. 1855 d. 1930)   editor, psalmodist
  Bernard de Cluny (a. 12th century )  
  Bernard of Clairvaux (b. 1090 d. 1153)   statesman, theologian
  Bickersteth, Edward Henry (b. 1825 d. 1906)   hymn writer
  Blanchard, Ferdinand Quincy (b. 1876)   hymnologist
  Bliss, Philip Paul (b. 1838 d. 1876)   itinerant Baptist music teacher, hymn composer
  Bode, John Ernest (b. 1816 d. 1874)   hymn writer
  Bonar, Horatius (b. 1808 d. 1889)   minister, editor
  Bowie, Walter Russell (b. 1882 d. 1969)   hymnologist
  Bowring, John (b. 1792 d. 1872)   hymn writer
  Bridges, Matthew (b. 1800 d. 1894 a. 19th century )   hymn writer
  Bronte, Anne (b. 1820 d. 1849)   hymn writer
  Brooks, Phillips (b. 1835 d. 1893)   Bishop of Massachusetts
  Bryant, William Cullen (b. 1794 d. 1878)   poet
  Bunyan, John (b. 1628 d. 1688)   hymn writer
  Burns, James Drummond (b. 1823 d. 1864)   hymn writer
  Byrom, John (b. 1692 d. 1763)   hymn writer
  Cary, Alice (b. 1820 d. 1871)   hymn writer
  Cary, Phoebe (b. 1824 d. 1871)   hymnologist
  Cennick, John (b. 1718 d. 1755)   hymn writer
  Chisholm, Thomas (b. 1866 d. 1960)   hymn writer
  Clarke, James Freeman (b. 1810 d. 1888)   hymnologist
  Clement of Alexandria (b. 0170 d. 0220)   hymnologist
  Clephane, Elizabeth Cecilia Curtis Douglas (b. 1830 d. 1869)   psalmodist
  Coghill, Annie Louisa (b. 1836 d. 1907 a. 1858)   hymn writer
  Cowper, William (b. 1731 d. 1800)   hymn writer
  Coxe, Arthur Cleveland (b. 1818 d. 1896)   hymn writer
  Croly, George (b. 1780 d. 1860)   hymn writer
  Crosby, Fanny Jane (b. 1820 d. 1915)   poet, hymn writer
  Cross, Allen Eastman (b. 1864 d. 1943)   hymnologist
  Crowell, Grace Noll (b. 1877 d. 1969)   poet, hymn writer
  Davis, Ozora Stearns (b. 1866 d. 1931)   hymnologist
  Dearmer, Percy (b. 1867 d. 1936)   hymn writer
  Dix, William Chatterton (b. 1837 d. 1898)   psalmodist, hymnist
  Doane, George Washington (b. 1799 d. 1859 a. 1824)   PDM~
  Doane, William Croswell (b. 1832 d. 1913)   hymnologist, manufacturer
  Doddridge, Philip (b. 1702)   psalmodist, trombone
  Duffield, George (b. 1818 d. 1888)   psalmodist
  Dunkerley, William Arthur (b. 1852 d. 1941)   hymn writer
  Dwight, Timothy (b. 1752 d. 1817)   poet, author of hymn texts
  Eber, Paul (b. 1511 d. 1569)   hymn writer
  Ellerton, John (b. 1826 d. 1893)   hymn writer
  Elliott, Charlotte (b. 1789 d. 1871)   psalmodist, hymnist
  Faber, Frederick William (b. 1814 d. 1863)   psalmodist
  Fawcett, John (b. 1740 d. 1817)   hymn writer
  Flower, Sara (b. 1805 d. 1848)   poet, hymn composer
  Fosdick, Harry Emerson (b. 1878 d. 1969)   hymnologist
  Francis of Assis, Saint (b. 1182 d. 1226)   hymnologist
  Gerhardt, Paul (b. 1607 d. 1676)   poet
  Gilkey, James Gordon (b. 1889)  
  Gilmore, Joseph Henry (b. 1834 d. 1918)   hymnologist
  Gladden, Washington (b. 1836 d. 1918)   hymnologist
  Grant, Robert (b. 1779 d. 1838)   member of parliament, hymn writer
  Gregory the Great (b. 0540 d. 0604)   pope, theologian
  Gurney, Archer Thompson (b. 1820 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Hanaford, J.H. (b. 1819)   hymn writer
  Hankey, Arabella Catherine (b. 1834 d. 1911 a. 1866)   hymn writer
  Harkness, Georgia Elma (b. 1891 d. 1974)   hymnologist
  Hastings, Thomas (b. 1784 d. 1872)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Havergal, Frances Ridley (b. 1836 d. 1879)   hymn writer
  Hawkes, Annie Sherwood (b. 1835 d. 1918)   hymn writer
  Heber, Reginald (b. 1783 d. 1826)   hymn writer, vicar
  Herbert, George (b. 1593 d. 1633)   poet
  Holmes, John Haynes (b. 1879 d. 1964)   bass, cello
  Holmes, Oliver Wendell (b. 1809 d. 1894)   writer
  Hopper, Edward (b. 1816 d. 1888)   hymnologist
  Hosmer, Frederick Lucian (b. 1840 d. 1929)   hymnologist
  How, William Walsham (b. 1823 d. 1897)   Bishop, hymnist
  Howe, Julia Ward (b. 1819 d. 1910)   poet, hymn writer
  Hughes, Thomas (b. 1822 d. 1896)   hymn writer
  Huntingdon, Selina Shirley Hastings (b. 1707 d. 1791)   hymn writer
  Hyde, William de Witt (b. 1858 d. 1917)   hymnologist
  John Damascene (b. 0675 d. 0749)   saint, Byzantine hymnographer
  Jonas, Justus (b. 1493 d. 1555)   theologian, hymn writer
  Judson, Adoniram (b. 1788 d. 1850)   hymnologist
  Judson, Emily (b. 1817 d. 1854)   hymn writer
  Keble, John (b. 1792 d. 1866)   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
  Kilmer, Joyce [Alfred Joyce] (b. 1886 d. 1918)   lyricist
  Kingsley, Charles (b. 1819 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Kipling, Rudyard [Joseph Rudyard] (b. 1865 d. 1936)   author, lyricist
  Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb (b. 1724 d. 1803)   poet
  Knight, William Allen (b. 1863 d. 1957)   pastor, hymn writer
  Lanier, Sidney (Clopton) (b. 1842 d. 1881)   poet, theorist
  Larcom, Lucy (b. 1826 d. 1893)   hymnologist
  Lathbury, Mary Artemisia (b. 1841 d. 1913)   hymnologist
  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (b. 1807 d. 1882)   poet
  Longfellow, Samuel (b. 1819 d. 1892)   poet, hymn writer
  Lowell, James Russell (b. 1819 d. 1891)   poet
  Lowry, Robert (b. 1826 d. 1899)   composer, compiler of Sunday school songs
  Luke, Jemima [Thompson] (b. 1813 d. 1906)   hymn writer
  Luther, Martin (b. 1483 d. 1546)   reformer, theologian
  Lyte, Henry Francis (b. 1793 d. 1847)   hymn writer
  Markham, Charles Edwin (b. 1852 d. 1940)   poet, hymn writer
  Marlatt, Earl Bowman (b. 1892 d. 1976)   professor phil, editor
  Martin, Civilla Durfee Holden (b. 1867 d. 1948)   hymnologist
  Matheson, George (b. 1842 d. 1906)   theologian, hymn writer
  Medley, Samuel (b. 1738 d. 1799)   minister, hymnwriter
  Melanchthon, Philipp (b. 1497 d. 1560)   evangelical theologian
  Merrill, William Pierson (b. 1867 d. 1954)   hymnologist
  Milman, Henry Hart (b. 1791 d. 1868)   hymn writer
  Milton, John (b. 1608 d. 1674)   poet
  Mohr, Josef (b. 1792 d. 1848)   priest, writer
  Monsell, John Samuel Bewley (b. 1811 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Montgomery, James (b. 1771 d. 1854)   author, director
  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
  Newman, John Henry (b. 1801 d. 1890)   cardinal, hymn writer
  Newton, John (b. 1725 d. 1807)   cast, hymn writer
  North, Frank Mason (b. 1850 d. 1935)   hymnologist
  Oatman, Johnson (b. 1856 d. 1926)   composer, lyricist
  Occom, Samson (b. 1732 d. 1792)  
  Page-Stites, Edgar (b. 1836 d. 1916)   preacher, hymn writer
  Palmer, Ray (b. 1808 d. 1887)   pastor, hymn writer
  Park, John Edgar (b. 1879 d. 1956)   hymnologist
  Parker, Theodore (b. 1810 d. 1860)   hymn writer
  Perronet, Edward (b. 1726 d. 1792)   hymn writer, composer
  Phelps, Sylvanus Dryden (b. 1816 d. 1895)  
  Phillips, Philip (b. 1834 d. 1895)   evangelist singer
  Pierpoint, Folliott Sandford (b. 1835 d. 1917)   hymn writer
  Pierson, Arthur Tappan (b. 1837 d. 1911)   director, hymnologist
  Plumptre, Edward Hayes (b. 1821 d. 1891)   hymn writer
  Pollock, Thomas Benson (b. 1836 d. 1896)   hymn writer
  Poteat, Edwin McNeill (b. 1893 d. 1956)   composer, pastor
  Prentiss, Elizabeth Payson (b. 1818 d. 1878)   hymnologist
  Rankin, Jeremiah Eames (b. 1828 d. 1904)   hymn writer
  Rinckart, Martin (b. 1586 d. 1648)   poet, clergyman
  Roberts, Daniel Crane (b. 1841 d. 1907)   hymnologist
  Robinson, Richard Hayes (b. 1842 d. 1892)   composer, hymn writer
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Rossetti, Christina Georgina (b. 1830 d. 1894)   author, hymn writer
  Sankey, Ira David (b. 1840 d. 1908)   evangelist singer, song leader
  Scriven, Joseph (Medlicott) (b. 1819 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Sears, Edmond Hamilton (b. 1810 d. 1876)   hymnologist
  Shurtleff, Ernest Warburton (b. 1862 d. 1917)   hymnologist
  Smith, Samuel Francis (b. 1808 d. 1895)   hymnologist
  Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (b. 1834 d. 1892)   hymn writer
  Stennett, Samuel (b. 1727 d. 1795)   hymn writer
  Stock, Harry Thomas (b. 1891 d. 1958)   theologian
  Stocking, Jay Thomas (b. 1870 d. 1936)  
  Stone, Samuel John (b. 1839 d. 1900)   clergyman, hymnist
  Stowe, Harriet Beecher (b. 1812 d. 1896)   author, poet
  Strong, Nathan (b. 1748 d. 1816)  
  Studdert-Kennedy, Geoffrey Anketell (b. 1883 d. 1929)   hymn writer
  Tappan, William Bingham (b. 1794 d. 1849)   hymnologist
  Tarrant, William George (b. 1853 d. 1928)   hymn writer
  Tate, Nahum (b. 1652 d. 1715)   librettista, poet
  Tennyson, Alfred (b. 1809 d. 1892)   composer, lyricist
  Tiplady, Thomas (b. 1882 d. 1967)   hymn writer
  Toplady, Augustus Montague (b. 1740 d. 1778)   hymn writer
  Trench, Richard Chenevix (b. 1807 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Tweedy, Henry Hallam (b. 1868 d. 1953)   hymnologist
  Ufford, Edwin S. (b. 1851 d. 1929)   hymn writer
  Van Dyke, Henry (b. 1852 d. 1933)   hymnologist
  Walter, Howard Arnold (b. 1883 d. 1918)   missionary, hymnologist
  Waring, Anna Laetitia (b. 1823 d. 1910)   hymnist
  Warner, Anna Bartlett (b. 1820 d. 1915)   hymnologist
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer
  White, Henry Kirke (b. 1785 d. 1806)   hymn writer
  Whiting, William (b. 1825 d. 1878)   hymn writer
  Whittier, John Greenleaf (b. 1807 d. 1892)   poet, author of hymn texts
  Williams, William (b. 1717 d. 1791)   hymn writer
  Wolfe, Aaron Robarts (b. 1821 d. 1902)  
  Wordsworth, Christopher (b. 1807 d. 1885)   hymn writer
  Zinzendorf, Nikolaus Ludwig (b. 1700 d. 1760)   Lutheran pietist

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