|Short Name:||Godfrey Marks|
|Full Name:||Marks, Godfrey (Musician)|
James Frederick Swift, who wrote under the pseudonym of Godfrey Marks, was born in Manchester in 1847, became an organist and composer and died in Wallasey, Cheshire, in 1931.
-Library of Congress name authority record
Born: December 28, 1847, Manchester, England.
Died: January 9, 1931, Liscard, Cheshire, England.
Pseudonym: Godfrey Marks.
Swift was educated at the Commercial School of Liverpool College. He became organist at the Cranmer Wesleyan Chapel in 1863, and at St. Bride’s Church, Liverpool, in 1886. He also directed choral societies in Liverpool, and wrote songs and instrumental music. His works include:
Hymns for Home and Sacred Festivals, 1875
|Texts by Godfrey Marks (2)||As||Authority Languages||Instances|
|The clarion of battle is sounding afar||Godfrey Marks (Author)|
|When evening shadows gather, and twilight gently fades||Godfrey Marks (Author)|