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Mrs. Harry Coghill

Short Name: Mrs. Harry Coghill
Full Name: Coghill, Mrs. Harry, 1836-1907
Birth Year (est.): 1836
Death Year: 1907

Coghill, Annie Louisa, née Walker, daughter of Robert Walker, was born at Kiddermore, Stafford­shire, in 1836, and married Harry Coghill in 1884. During a residence for some time in Canada several of her poetical pieces were printed in the Canadian newspapers. These were gathered together and published c. 1859 in her Leaves from the Backwoods. In addition to novels, plays for children, and magazine work, she edited the Autobiography and Letters of her cousin, Mrs. Oliphant, in 1898. Her popular hymn,"Work, for the night is coming," p. 317, ii., was written in Canada in 1854, and published in a Canadian newspaper, from which it passed, without any acknowledgement of the authorship, into Ira D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos. Authorized text in her Oak and Maple, 1890, p. 17.

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


[See also:]

Texts by Mrs. Harry Coghill (16)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Arbejd, thi Natten kommerAnna Louisa Walker Coghill (Author)2
Auf, denn die Nacht wird kommenAnna Louisa Walker Coghill (Author)German20
Covered with snow neath the mantle of whiteAnna Louisa Walker Coghill (Author)5
Działaj, bo noc nadejdzieAnna Louisa Coghill (Author)Polish2
Faru laboron nune jam en la vivmaten’;Mrs. Harry Coghill (Author)Esperanto2
Grand is the song of the Easter mornAnna D. Walker (Author)English5
Hana, e po mai anaAnnie L. Coghill, 1836-1907 (Author)Hawaiian2
Haya! Usiku wajaMrs. Harry Coghill (Author)Swahili2
Kazi tufanye sasaMrs. Harry Coghill (Author)Swahili1
Mãos ao trabalho, crentesMrs. Harry Coghill (Author)Portuguese2
O! miasa, sakaizaAnnie L. W. Coghill (Author)Malagasy2
Pronto la noche vieneMrs. Harry Coghill (Author)Spanish7
രാത്രിയിതാ വ-രു-ന്നു (Rātriyitā va-ru-nnu)Anna L. Coghill (Author)Malayalam2
She is gone, our precious darlingAnna Louisa Walker Coghill (Author)2
Verka, ty natten kommerAnna Louisa Walker Coghill (Author)Swedish5
Work, for the night is coming; Work through the morning hoursAnna Louisa Walker Coghill (Author)English786

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