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Maurice F. Bell

Short Name: Maurice F. Bell
Full Name: Bell, Maurice Frederick, 1862-1947
Birth Year: 1862
Death Year: 1947

Bell, Maurice Frederick, M.A., son of G. W. Bell, barrister at law, was born in London, Sept. 3, 1862. He graduated from Hertford Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1884, M.A. 1887), was ordained D. 1885, P. 1886, and has been since 1904 Vicar of St. Mark, Regent's Park, London. He contributed to The English Hymnal, 1906, four translations (60, 68, 624, 634), and "O dearest Lord, by all adored" (Close of Festival), 1906. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Texts by Maurice F. Bell (9)sort descendingAsInstances
Day had passed and goneMaurice F. Bell (Author)2
Lo, the fair beauty of earthMaurice F. Bell (Author)6
Lo, the fair beauty of the earth (English Hymnal)Maurice F. Bell (Translator (from Latin))1
Most holy Lord and God of heavenMaurice F. Bell (Translator (from Latin))1
O dearest Lord, Accept today the gifts we bringMaurice F. Bell (Author)3
O dearest Lord, by all adoredMaurice F. Bell (Author)6
O holy Lord by all adoredMaurice F. Bell (Author)10
Rise from the grave now, O LordMaurice F. Bell, 1862-1947 (Translator (Easter refrain))5
The glory of these forty daysMaurice F. Bell, 1862-1947 (Translator)28
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