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A. W. Wilgus

Publisher of "" in A Collection of Hymns, Designed for the Use of the Church of ChristBuffalo, NY

A. Wiebusch und Sohn

Publisher of "" in 349 Lieder fuer Schule und Haus in den Vereinigsten StaatenAlton, IL

Jens C. Aaberg

1877 - 1970Translator of "Bright and Glorious Is the Sky" in Psalter Hymnal (Gray)Jens Christian Aaberg (b. Moberg, Denmark, 1877; d. Minneapolis, MN, 1970) immigrated to the United States in 1901. Educated at Grand View College and Seminary in Des Moines, Iowa, he entered the ministry of the Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and served congregations in Marinette, Wisconsin; Dwight, Illinois; and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Aaberg wrote Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark (1945), translated at least eighty hymns from Danish into English, and served on four hymnal committees. In 1947 King Frederick of Denmark awarded him the Knight Cross of Denmark. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook, 1987

Margaret Aamodt

1910 - 1995Author of "Send forth the Word"Aamodt, Margaret D. (Mrs. H. Oscar Aamodt). (Cuyuna Iron Range, northern Minnesota, December 14, 1910-- ). Lutheran. Daughter of Roy and Effie Cunningham. Lake Mills, Iowa High School, 1929. Editor of Graphic, a printing journal, in Lake Mills and news correspondent and staff writer for several local papers. Author of a book of poems, Through Country Lanes (1963), of many poems published in newspapers and magazines, and a number of hymns, one of which, "Send forth the word," was published by The Hymn Society in 1966 in Fifteen New Bible Hymns. Poetry has been a lifelong interest, and her work in this field brought her several awards from the Iowa Press Women's Association and membership in several state, national, and international poetry groups. Was for many years a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Joice, Iowa. --Anastasia Van Burkalow, DNAH Archives

B. C. S. Aarflot

1795 - 1859Author of "Her udi Synd at dv'le"

Wm. Ellis, 1752-1810

1752 - 1810Author of "Ni allodd angau du" in Welsh and English Hymns and AnthemsAlso Ellis, William, 1752-1810 Elis, Gwilim 'Ab, 1752-1810

Frederick Anthony Abair

1893 - 1954Author of "Christ the King, forevermore"Buried: Sacred Heart Cem­e­te­ry Beth­le­hem, Shel­by, Ohio. We have lit­tle da­ta on Abair, ex­cept that he was a cler­ic. Lyrics Annunciation, The Christ the King, For­ev­e­rmore Trip to Beth­le­hem, A Wind Was Loud, The http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/a/b/a/abair_fa.htm

A. J. Abbey

1825 - 1887Author of "The Merry Christmas Bells"Born: March 1, 1825, Olive Township, Ulster County, New York, or Chester, New Jersey. Died: March, 24, 1887, Chester, New Jersey. Buried: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Chester, New Jersey. Abbey was the son of David and Nancy Farnham Abbey, and brother to Horatio G. Abbey. He taught music for several years, and was also a music publisher. Sources-- Hughes, p. 289 Nutter, p. 452 © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.tch)

Charlotte Abbey

Author of "Be of Good Cheer"

Henry Abbey

1842 - 1911Author of "Ships at sea"Born: July 11, 1842, Rondout, New York. Died: June 7, 1911, Tenafly, New Jersey. Buried: Montrepose Cemetery, Kingston, New York. Abbey was a writer and poet. He was educated at the Kingston Academy; the Heading Academy, Greene County, New York; the Delaware Literary Institute, Delhi, New York; and the Hudson River Institute, Columbia County, New York. He was a member of the member of Fair Street Reformed Church, and served as assistant editor of the Rondout Courier and editor of the Orange Spectator, Orange, New Jersey. He was also a bank teller and merchant; a member of the Kingston Board of Health, and director, vice president and president of the State of New York National Bank of Kingston. He belonged to the Authors Club, and was a life member of New York Shakespeare Society. www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/a/b/b/abbey_h.htm




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