Eliza Cook

Short Name: Eliza Cook
Full Name: Cook, Eliza, 1817-1889
Birth Year: 1817
Death Year: 1889

Cook, Eliza, daughter of a merchant in Southwark, was born Dec. 24, 1817, and died at Wimbledon, Sept. 23, 1889. Her works in poetry and prose are well and widely known. Her hymn published in 1860, "Father above, I pray to Thee" (Child's Evening Hymn), is in several hymn-books, including Martineau's Hymns, &c, 1873.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

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Cook, Eliza, p. 1558, i. She died at Wimbledon, Sept. 24 (not 23), 1889. Her hymn, "Father above, I pray," &c, is from her Poems, 1853, vol. iv., p. 201.

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


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