|Short Name:||Thomas Campbell|
|Full Name:||Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844|
Campbell, Thomas, the Poet, has little in common with hymnody. A few of his pieces, including," When Jordan hushed its waters still," are found in a limited number of hymnals. His poetical works, The Pleasures of Hope, Gertrude of Wyoming, and others, have been reprinted several times. He was born at Glasgow, 1777; died at Boulogne, 1844, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)