W. J. Sparrow-Simpson

W. J. Sparrow-Simpson
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Short Name: W. J. Sparrow-Simpson
Full Name: Sparrow-Simpson, W. J. (William John), 1859-1952
Birth Year: 1859
Death Year: 1952

Simpson, William John Sparrow, M.A., was educated at Trin. College, Camb., B.A. 1882, M.A. 1886. Ordained in 1882, he held various appointments until 1904, when he became Chaplain to St. Mary's Hospital, Great Ilford. He has published several works, including a Memoir of Dr. W. S. Simpson, 1899. He contributed "All for Jesus—all for Jesus" (All for Jesus), and "Jesus, the Crucified, prays for me" (Passiontide), to C. W. A. Brooke's Additional Hymns, 1901). These hymns originally appeared in Sir J. Stainer's cantata The Crucifixion, 1887, the book of words of which was compiled by Mr. Simpson.

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


Texts by W. J. Sparrow-Simpson (7)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
All for Jesus, All for Jesus, This our song shall ever beWilliam J. S. Simpson (Author)English26
Cross of Jesus, cross of sorrowJames S. Simpson (Author)English51
Hark, the voices of the happy throngJno. W. Simpson (Author)3
Heil'ges Kreuz, du sollst mir werdenW. J. Sparrow-Simpson (Adapter)German1
Holy Jesus, by thy passionW. J. Sparrow Simpson (Author)English6
I adore Thee, I adore Thee!Rev. W. J. Sparrow Simpson (Author)English12
Jesus the crucified, pleads for meJ. Sparrow Simpson (Author)13

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