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p. 286 In:
Higginson, J. Vincent
Handbook for American catholic hymnals
Springfield, Ohio: Hymn Society of America, 1976


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  Abelard, Peter (b. 1079 d. 1142)   philosopher, poet
  Adam de Saint Victor (d. 1199 died: 1192)   writer of prosae (texts not melodies)
  Agnes, M.  
  Ainsworth, Henry (b. 1570 d. -1623)   minister, biblical scholar
  Alexander, Cecil Frances (b. 1818 d. 1895)   composer
  Alexander, James Waddell (b. 1804 d. 1859)   preacher, teacher
  Allen, James (b. 1734 d. 1804)   hymn writer
  Ambrose, Saint (b. 0340 d. 0397)   saint, bishop
  Anatolius, St. (d. 0458 a. 6th century )  
  Anderton, Lawrence (b. 1575 d. 1643)  
  Angelus Silesius, Johann (b. 1624 d. 1677)   poet
  Anselm (b. 1033 d. 1109)  
  Antoniano, Silvio (b. 1540 d. 1603)   singer, lute
  Antonius, Mary Gallagher  
  Aquinas, Thomas (b. 1224 d. 1274)   Domenican priest, theologian
  Arbogast, Paul  
  Arnold, Claude  
  Atkinson, John W. (b. 1866 d. 1921)   hymn writer
  Austin, John (b. 1613 d. 1669)   hymn writer
  Avery, Benedict  
  Aylward, James Ambrose (b. 1813 d. 1872)  
  Bachofen, A.  
  Bagshawe, Edward Gilpin (b. 1829 d. 1915)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Baker, Henry Williams Sir (b. 1821 d. 1877)   musician, clergyman
  Baker, Theodore (b. 1851 d. 1934)   lyricist, music scholar
  Balde, Jacobus (b. 1604 d. 1668 a. 1647)   poet
  Ball, Thomas Isaac (b. 1838)   clergyman
  Ball, William (b. 1784 d. 1869)   writer, composer
  Barbelin, Felix Joseph (b. 1808 d. 1869)  
  Barrett, E.M.  
  Beaumont, John (b. 1582 d. 1628)   double bass, lighting designer
  Bede (b. 0673 d. 0735 a. 8th century )   writer, historian
  Bell, Maurice Frederick (b. 1862 d. 1947)   hymn writer
  Bernard de Cluny (a. 12th century )  
  Bernard of Clairvaux (b. 1090 d. 1153)   statesman, theologian
  Besnault, Sebastian (d. 1724)   priest, hymn writer
  Best, John Richard (b. 1805 d. 1885)  
  Bittleston, Henry (b. 1818 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Blanchon, Jean  
  Blew, William John (b. 1808 d. 1894)   hymn writer
  Blount, William Kirkman (d. 1717)  
  Bonaventure, St. (b. 1221 d. 1274)  
  Bradley, Katherine Harris  
  Brady, Nicholas (b. 1659 d. 1726)   divine, poet
  Bramley, Henry Ramsden (b. 1833 d. 1917)   hymn writer
  Brebeuf, Jean (b. 1593 d. 1649)   Jesuit priest
  Brennan, P.  
  Brereley, J.  
  Bridges, Matthew (b. 1800 d. 1894 a. 19th century )   hymn writer
  Bridges, Robert Seymour (b. 1844 d. 1930)   hymn writer
  Bridgett, Thomas Edward (b. 1829 d. 1899)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Brooke, Stopford Augustus (b. 1832 d. 1916)   hymn writer
  Browne, Thomas Briarly (b. 1817 d. 1889)   musician, teacher
  Bunn, L.H.  
  Burmann, Gottlob Wilhelm (b. 1737 d. 1805)   composer
  Bute, John Patrick Crichton-Stuart (b. 1847 d. 1900)  
  Caddell, Cecilia Mary (b. 1813 d. 1877)   hymn writer
  Camm, Bede (b. 1864 d. 1942)   hymn writer
  Campbell, Jane Montgomery (b. 1817 d. 1878)   hymn writer
  Campbell, Robert (b. 1814 d. 1868)   hymn writer
  Carli, Georg Caspar (d. 1803)  
  Casartelli, Louis Charles (b. 1851 d. 1909)  
  Caswall, Edward (b. 1814 d. 1878)   hymn writer
  Cave, Angela  
  Cawood, John (b. 1775 d. 1852)   hymn writer
  Cecily, M.  
  Chadwick, James (b. 1813 d. 1882)   hymn writer
  Chambers, John David (b. 1805 d. 1893)   drums, hymn writer
  Chandler, John (b. 1806 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Cherubim, M.  
  Chesterton, Gilbert Keith (b. 1874 d. 1936)   hymn writer
  Cheverus, Jean Louis (b. 1768 d. 1836)  
  Christie, Albany James (b. 1817 d. 1891)   hymn writer
  Coffin, Charles (b. 1676 d. 1749)   hymn composer
  Coffin, Robert Aston (b. 1819 d. 1885)  
  Collins, Henry (b. 1827 d. 1919)   hymn writer
  Conder, Joseph (b. 1789 d. 1855)   hymn writer
  Condon, Helen  
  Connolly, J.  
  Contes, Jean Baptiste (b. 1601 d. 1679)   dean of Paris, hymn writer
  Conway, John Placid (b. 1855)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Copeau, Marie  
  Corbishley, Thomas (b. 1903 d. 1976)  
  Cormican, Patrick J. (b. 1858 d. 1945)  
  Cox, Frances Elizabeth (b. 1812 d. 1897)   hymn writer, translator
  Crashaw, Richard (d. 1650)   lyricist
  Cross, Paul  
  Cummings, Jeremiah W. (b. 1814 d. 1866)   clergyman, composer
  Currie, Edward  
  Currie, Elizabeth C.  
  Curry, James B. (d. 1932)  
  Cyrilla, M.  
  Dante, Alighieri (b. 1265 d. 1321)   poet, theorist
  Davis, Katherine Kennicott (b. 1892 d. 1980)   composer, hymnologist
  Davis, Thomas  
  Dearmer, Percy (b. 1867 d. 1936)   hymn writer
  Denis, Michael (b. 1729 d. 1800)  
  Dix, William Chatterton (b. 1837 d. 1898)   psalmodist, hymnist
  Dollard, James Barnard (b. 1872 d. 1946)  
  Donahoe, Daniel Joseph (b. 1853 d. 1930)  
  Donahue, James  
  Donnelly, Eleanor Cecila (b. 1838 d. 1917)  
  Dowson, E. (b. 1867 d. 1900)  
  Dox, C.  
  Drane, Augustus Theodosia (b. 1823 d. 1894)   hymn writer
  Dreves, Guido Maria (b. 1854 d. 1909)   hymnologist, poet
  Driscoll, J.  
  Dryden, John (b. 1631 d. 1700)   poet, dramatist
  Dwight, John Sullivan (b. 1813 d. 1893)   writer on music
  Dwight, S.  
  Earle, John Charles (b. 1849 d. 1903)   hymn writer
  Ellerton, John (b. 1826 d. 1893)   hymn writer
  Elliott, Charlotte (b. 1789 d. 1871)   psalmodist, hymnist
  Ephram Syrus (b. 0306 d. 0373)   saint, doctor of the church
  Eugene, M.  
  Faber, Frederick William (b. 1814 d. 1863)   psalmodist
  Farrell, Melvin  
  Fecamp, Jean (d. 1079)  
  Fenelon, Francois de Salignac de la Mothe Abbe (b. 1651 d. 1715)   abbe de, writer on education
  Fields, Michael  
  Flower, Sara (b. 1805 d. 1848)   poet, hymn composer
  Foley, Emeran  
  Fortunatus, Venantius (b. 0540 d. 0600)   poet, churchman
  Foy, Dennis C.  
  Francis, M.  
  Francis, Paul  
  Fulbert of Chartres (d. 1028)   Bishop of Chartres, hymn writer
  Fulleton, Georgiana Charlotte (b. 1812 d. 1855)  
  Furniss, John Joseph (b. 1809 d. 1865)   priest, hymn writer
  Gallwey, Peter (b. 1820 d. 1906)   hymn writer
  Gannon, Michael  
  Gaynor, E.  
  Gellert, Christian Furchtegott (b. 1715 d. 1769)   poet
  Gerhardt, Paul (b. 1607 d. 1676)   poet
  Geve, Phillipe (d. 1236)  
  Gilbert, Davis  
  Gorres, Guido  
  Graham, William (b. 1810 d. 1883)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Graves, Robert (b. 1895)   hymn writer
  Greally, J.  
  Gregory the Great (b. 0540 d. 0604)   pope, theologian
  Grignion, Louis Marie de Montfort (b. 1673 d. 1716)   priest
  Grynkiewicz, Boleslaus  
  Gurney, Archer Thompson (b. 1820 d. 1887)   hymn writer
  Haban, Teresine  
  Hacker, John (b. 1877 d. 1946)  
  Hall, Joseph (John)  
  Hanrahan, T.J.  
  Havergal, Frances Ridley (b. 1836 d. 1879)   hymn writer
  Hawker, Robert Stephen (b. 1804 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Haydock, George Leo (b. 1774 d. 1849)  
  Heber, Reginald (b. 1783 d. 1826)   hymn writer, vicar
  Heermann, Johann (b. 1585 d. 1647)   poet, clergyman
  Hellriegel, Martin  
  Hemans, Felicia Dorothea (b. 1793 d. 1835)   poet
  Henry, Hugh Thomas (b. 1862 d. 1946)   composer
  Herman, Nicolaus (b. 1500 d. 1561)   writer of hymn texts and melodies
  Hermannus Contractus (b. 1013 d. 1054)   Benedictine monk, chronicler
  Hernaman, Claudia Frances (b. 1838 d. 1898)   hymn writer
  Hewlett, John William (b. 1824 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Hilary of Poitiers (b. 0315 d. 0367)   Latin theologist
  Hohenlohe, Alexander (b. 1791 d. 1849)  
  Holweck, Frederick G. (b. 1856 d. 1927)  
  Homburg, Ernst Christoph (b. 1605 d. 1681)   Dichter, gersch
  Hopkins, Gerard Manley (b. 1844 d. 1889)   hymn writer
  Hull, F.  
  Hunter-Blair, Oswald (b. 1853 d. 1939)  
  Hurley, Francis Xavier  
  Husenbeth, Frederick Charles (b. 1796 d. 1872)  
  Innocent III (b. 1160 d. 1216)  
  Innocent VI (d. 1362)  
  J.M.K.  
  Jervois, William Henry Hammond (b. 1852 d. 1905)   hymn writer
  John Damascene (b. 0675 d. 0749)   saint, Byzantine hymnographer
  Julian, John (b. 1839 d. 1913)   hymn writer
  Kavanaugh, J.  
  Ken, Thomas (b. 1637 d. 1710)   hymn writer
  Kissner, J.  
  Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb (b. 1724 d. 1803)   poet
  Knight, P.  
  Knox, Ronald Arbuthnot (b. 1888 d. 1957)   hymn writer
  Kohlbrenner, Franz Xavier (b. 1728 d. 1783)  
  Koninkx, William  
  Kynaston, Herbert (b. 1809 d. 1878)  
  Lambillotte, Joseph (b. 1805 d. 1842)   hymn writer
  Langton, Stephen (b. 1160 d. 1228)   theologian, biblical scholar
  Lavater, Johann Caspar (b. 1741 d. 1801)   theologian
  Lederer, Joseph  
  Lee, Frederick George (b. 1832)  
  Lee, M. Owen  
  Leeson, Jane Eliza (b. 1809 d. 1881)   hymn writer
  Lefebvre, P.A.  
  Leland, Charles W.  
  Liguori, Alfonso Maria (b. 1696 d. 1787)   saint, composer
  Lindenborn, Heinrich (b. 1712 d. 1750)   hymn writer
  Lindusky, Eugene  
  Lingard, John (b. 1771 d. 1851)   hymn writer
  Lochemer, M.J.  
  Longfellow, Samuel (b. 1819 d. 1892)   poet, hymn writer
  Luther, Martin (b. 1483 d. 1546)   reformer, theologian
  Lyte, Henry Francis (b. 1793 d. 1847)   hymn writer
  Macdougall, Alan G. (b. 1895 d. 1964)   hymn writer
  MacGill, Hamilton Montgomerie (b. 1807 d. 1880)   hymn writer
  Macleod, Donald  
  Manning, Henry Edward (b. 1808 d. 1892)   cardinal, hymn writer
  Mant, Richard (b. 1776 d. 1848)   hymn writer
  Marie, Jeane  
  Martin, Cap  
  Martindale, Cyril Charles  
  McCarthy, Denis Florence (b. 1817 d. 1882)  
  McGuire, Catherine  
  Merlo, Jacques (Horst) (b. 1597 d. 1644)  
  Metrophanes of Smyrna (d. 0910)  
  Meyer, Henry (b. 1892 d. 1936)  
  Middleton, Jesse Edgar (b. 1872 d. 1960)   journalist, writer
  Miriam (a. 1290 BC )   biblical profettess
  Mitchell, Elizabeth Harcourt (b. 1833 d. 1910)   hymn writer
  Mohr, Josef (b. 1792 d. 1848)   priest, writer
  Molitor, Wilhelm  
  Montgomery, James (b. 1771 d. 1854)   author, director
  Moore, Thomas (b. 1779 d. 1852)   poet, musician
  Morison, John (b. 1750 d. 1798)   hymn writer
  Moultrie, Gerard (b. 1829 d. 1885)   hymn writer
  Mulcahy, Justin  
  Murray, Gregory  
  Nacatenus, Wilhelm (b. 1617 d. 1682)  
  Nau, Louis J.  
  Neale, John Mason (b. 1818 d. 1866)   hymn writer
  Neander, Joachim (b. 1650 d. 1680)   theologian, poet
  Neill, Robert F.  
  Newman, John Henry (b. 1801 d. 1890)   cardinal, hymn writer
  Newton, John (b. 1725 d. 1807)   cast, hymn writer
  Nicolai, Philipp (b. 1556 d. 1608)   theologian, poet
  Notker, Balbulus (b. 0840 d. 0912)   monk of the Benedictine abbey of St Gall
  O'Connell, William (b. 1859 d. 1944)  
  O'Connor, John (b. 1870 d. 1952)  
  Oakeley, Frederick (b. 1802 d. 1880)   hymn writer
  Odo, Abbot of Cluny (b. 0878 d. 0942)   theorist
  Osler, Edward (b. 1798 d. 1863)   hymn writer
  Ould, Samuel (b. 1864)  
  Oxenham, Henry Nutcombe (b. 1829 d. 1888)   hymn writer
  P.M.A.  
  Palmer, Ray (b. 1808 d. 1887)   pastor, hymn writer
  Palmer, Roland Ford (b. 1891 d. 1985 a. 1905)   hymnologist
  Peckham, John (b. 1240 d. 1292)   Archbishop of Canterbury, hymn writer
  Pellegrin, Simon-Joseph (b. 1663 d. 1745)   librettist, dramatist
  Perronet, Edward (b. 1726 d. 1792)   hymn writer, composer
  Petre, Katharine (b. 1831 d. 1882)   hymn writer
  Philip, Mary  
  Pise, Charles Constantine (b. 1802 d. 1866)  
  Pott, Frederick (b. 1832 d. 1909)  
  Potter, Thomas Joseph (b. 1828 d. 1873)   hymn writer
  Proctor, Adelaide Anne (b. 1825 d. 1864)   hymn writer
  Prudentius, Aurelius Clements (b. 0348 d. 0413)   poet, hymn writer
  Quinn, B.J.  
  Rabanus Maurus (b. 0776 d. 0856)   Archbishop of Mainz
  Raker, James Martin (b. 1864 d. 1947)  
  Rawes, Henry Augustus (b. 1826 d. 1885)   hymn writer
  Reeks, Joseph William (b. 1849 d. 1900)   priest, musician
  Richey, James Arthur Morrow (b. 1871 d. 1934)  
  Riley, John Athelstan Laurie (b. 1858 d. 1945)   hymn writer
  Rinckart, Martin (b. 1586 d. 1648)   poet, clergyman
  Roberts, Richard Ellis (b. 1879 d. 1953)   hymn writer
  Rolle, Richard (b. 1300 d. 1349)  
  Rothensteiner, John Ernest (b. 1860)  
  Russell, Arthur Tozar (b. 1806 d. 1874)   hymn writer
  Russell, Matthew (b. 1834 d. 1912)  
  Ryan, J.  
  Ryder, Henry Augustus Dudley (b. 1834 d. 1907)  
  S.C.C.  
  S.N.D.  
  Sandys, William (b. 1792 d. 1874)   writer
  Santeuil, Claude (b. 1628 d. 1684)   hymn writer, marchand
  Santeuil, Jean Baptist (b. 1630 d. 1697)   hymn writer
  Schaff, Philip (b. 1819 d. 1893)   theologian
  Schenck, Heinrich Theobald (b. 1656 d. 1727)   hymn writer
  Schmid, Johann Christoph (b. 1768 d. 1854)  
  Schoenbechler, Roger  
  Schubiger, Anselm (Joseph-Alois) (b. 1815 d. 1888)   music scholar, Schriftsteller
  Schute, Melanie (b. 1885 d. 1922)  
  Schutz, Johann Jakob (b. 1640 d. 1690)   lawyer, hymn writer
  Sedulius (a. 5th century )   christian poet
  Seidenbusch, Johann (George) (b. 1641 d. 1729)  
  Shapcote, Emily Mary [Steward] (b. 1828 d. 1909)   hymn writer
  Shewring, Walter Hayward (b. 1906)   hymn writer
  Shipley, Orby (b. 1832 d. 1916)  
  Shirley, William Walter (b. 1725 d. 1786)   hymn writer
  Sinnott  
  Sirena, Eustace (d. 1769)  
  Sourin, Edward J. (b. 1808 d. 1888)  
  Southwell, Robert (b. 1561 d. -1595)  
  Spee von Langenfeld, Friedrich (b. 1591 d. 1635 a. 1623-1626)   Lehrer, Liederdichter
  Stanfield, Francis (b. 1835 d. 1914)   hymn writer
  Stirling, A. (b. 1867 d. 1931)  
  Stone, Samuel John (b. 1839 d. 1900)   clergyman, hymnist
  Stuart, Janet (d. 1914)  
  Stump, John Cox (b. 1879 d. 1950)  
  Suso, Heinrick (b. 1300 d. 1365)  
  Tate, Nahum (b. 1652 d. 1715)   librettista, poet
  Teresa of Avila, St. (b. 1515 d. 1582)   nun, hymn writer
  Terry, Richard Runciman (b. 1865 d. 1938)   organ, scholar
  Theodulph of Orleans (d. 0821)   Bishop of Orleans
  Thring, Godfrey (b. 1823 d. 1903)   hymnologist
  Tisserand, Jean (d. 1494)   Minorite friar, poet
  Tompkins, Haldan  
  Toole, Laurence (b. 1807 d. 1892)   priest, hymn writer
  Trappes, Francis  
  Trevelyan, William Bouverie (b. 1853 d. 1929)   hymn writer
  Troutbeck, John (b. 1832 d. 1899)   clergyman, translator
  Tucker, Francis Bland (b. 1895 d. 1984)   hymnologist
  Turton, William Henry (b. 1856 d. 1938)   hymn writer
  Udulutsch, Cap  
  Ulenberg, Kaspar (b. 1549 d. 1617)   theologian, poet
  Urban VIII   pope, music patron
  Vaughan, Edmund (b. 1827 d. 1908)   hymn writer
  Vere, Thomas Aubrey (b. 1814 d. 1902)  
  Verstegen, Richard-Rowlands (b. 1548 d. 1626)  
  Wackerbarth, Athanasius Diederick  
  Wade, John Francis (b. -1711 d. 1786)   book seller, music copyist
  Wallace, Wilfrid John (b. 1838 d. 1896)  
  Walsh, Mary E.  
  Walworth, Clarence Alphonsus (Augustus) (b. 1820 d. 1900)   priest, hymn writer
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Weatherell, F.W.  
  Webb, Benjamin (b. 1819 d. 1885)   hymn writer
  Weisse, Michael (b. 1480 d. 1534)   hymn writer
  Weissel, Georg (b. 1590 d. 1635)   rector, hymn writer
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer
  Whelan, John Ignatius  
  Whitfield, Frederick (b. 1829 d. 1904)   vicar, hymn writer
  Williams, Isaac (b. 1802 d. 1865)   hymn writer
  Williams, Isabelle  
  Williams, Mother  
  Winkworth, Catherine (b. 1827 d. 1878)   hymn writer
  Wipo (b. 0995 d. 1050)   priest, poet
  Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick Stephen (b. 1802 d. 1865)   priest, hymn writer
  Wolf, Joseph  
  Woodbury, Isaac Baker (b. 1819 d. 1858)   composer, tunebook compiler
  Woodward, George Ratcliffe (b. 1848 d. 1934)   hymn writer
  Wordsworth, Christopher (b. 1807 d. 1885)   hymn writer
  Wyse, John (b. 1825 d. 1898)   hymn writer
  Xavier, Francis St. (b. 1506 d. 1552)   missionary
  Xavier, Mary   hymn writer
  Young, John Freeman (b. 1820 d. 1885)   pastor, composer
  Young, William  
  Zellner, Rose Agnes  

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