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W. G. Cusins

1833 - 1893 Meter: 8.8.8 Composer of "TER SANCTUS (Cusins)" b. Oct. 14, 1833, London; d. Aug. 31, 1893, Remouchamps; English pianist, organist, violinist, and composer

A. H. Fox-Strangways

1859 - 1948 Person Name: Arthur Henry Fox-Strangways 1859-1948 Meter: 8.8.8 Translator of "Wir wollen alle fröhlich sein" in The Australian Hymn Book with Catholic Supplement

E. C. Hoff

1832 - 1894 Meter: 8.8.8 Composer of "DIES IRAE" Born: January 21, 1832, Bergen, Norway. Died: December 8, 1894. A graduate of the Stord seminary, Hoff sang in the Korskirken choir in Bergen, and studied organ and music theory in Vogel. In 1860, he moved to Halmestrand, where he taught two years before taking another teaching post in Oslo. He conducted several choirs in Oslo, and became organist at the Garisonkirke in 1864. King Oscar frequently went to the Garisonkirke to hear Hoff play, and encouraged him to produce a chorale book. Hoff’s works include: Hoffs Melodibog, 1878 (contained 265 tunes)

Herbert Sanders

1878 - 1938 Meter: 8.8.8 Composer of "REYNAR"

Philip Stanhope Worsley

1835 - 1866 Person Name: Philip S. Worsley, 1831-1866 Meter: 8.8.8 Author of "Day Of Anger, Day Of Wonder" in The Cyber Hymnal

Frederick Tennyson

1807 - 1898 Person Name: Frederick Tennyson, 1807-1898 Meter: 8.8.8 Author of "The harvest days are come again" in The Beacon Song and Service book Tennyson, Frederick; b. 6/5/1807, Louth, Eng.; d. 2/26/1898, Kensington; m. Maria Giuliotti 1839; B.A. Cambridge 1832; poet; elder brother of Baron Alfred Tennyson Tennyson

Gerben Baaij

b. 1929 Meter: 8.8.8 Composer of "VERGEEF, O HEER" in Psalter Hymnal (Gray)

Henry Cary Shuttleworth

1850 - 1900 Person Name: Henry Cary Shuttleworth (1850-1900) Meter: 8.8.8 Author of "Father of men, in whom are one" in The Hymnal Shuttleworth, Henry Cary, M.A., son of the Rev. Edward Shuttleworth, was born at Egloshayle Vicarage, Cornwall, Oct. 20, 1850, educated at St. Mary's Hall, Oxford; B.A. 1873, M.A. 1876. Ordained D. 1873, P. 1874; Chaplain Ch. Ch., Oxford; Minor Canon of St. Paul's; and Rector of St. Nicholas, Cole-Abbey, London, 1883. He was also Prof. of Pastoral and Liturgical Theology, and Lect. Eccl. Hist, and English Lit., and in the New T., in K.C.L. He published The Last Words of the Saviour (3rd ed. 1879), Song, 1885, The Place of Music in Public Worship (2nd ed. 1893), Hymns for Private Use, 1896. He also compiled a small Appendix to Church Hymns for use in St. Nicholas' Church, in which several of his own hymns appeared. Of these hymns the following were included in the 1903 ed. of Church Hymns;— 1. Father, ere yet another day is ended. [Evening.] 2. Father of men, in Whom are one. [Friendly Societies.] This appeared with music by the author in the Church Monthly, 1898, p. 124. He died Oct. 24, 1900, and a Memoir of him was published in 1902. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

I. Gregory Smith

1826 - 1920 Meter: 8.8.8 Author of "By Jesus' Grave on Either Hand" in The Cyber Hymnal Smith, Isaac Gregory, M.A., son of Rev. Jeremiah Smith, B.D., was born at Manchester, Nov. 21, 1826, and educated at Rugby and Trinity, Oxford, where he held both the Hertford (1846), and Ireland (1847) scholarships, B.A. 2nd cl. Lit. Sum. 1849. Taking holy orders, he was preferred to the rectory of Tedstone-de-la-Mere, Hertfordshire, 1854; and the Vicarage of Great Malvern, 1872. From 1852 to 1855 he held a fellowship at Brasenose, Oxford, and was also Bampton Lecturer in 1873, his subject being The Characteristics of Christian Morality. In 1870 he became Prebendary of Pratum Minus in Hereford Cathedral, in 1882 Bural Dean of Powick, and examining Chaplain to the Bishop of St. David's, and in 1887 Hon. Canon of Worcester. Prebendary Smith has published, in addition to his Bampton Lectures, an Epitome of the Life of Our Blessed Saviour, &c, Fra Angelica and other Poems, and other works. He has also contributed hymns to the collection of which he was co-editor, and to the Rev. O. Shipley's Lyras. In preparing A Hymn Book for the Services of the Church, and for Private Heading, London, Parker, 1855, 2nd ed., 1857, he was assisted by his brother John George Smith, Barrister-at-Law, and the Rev. W. S. Raymond. To this collection Canon Smith contributed: 1. By Jesu's grave on either hand. Easter Eve. 2. The tide of years [time] is rolling on. The Circumcision and the New Year. and a translation of "Adeste Fideles." In addition to these the following are in the Westminster Abbey Hymn Book, 1884:— 3. Adown the river, year by year. Second Advent Desired. 4. Comes at times a stillness as of even. Death Anticipated. Written for the unveiling of the Albert Memorial in Edinburgh, and set to music by Sir H. S. Oakeley. 5. The day-beam dies Behind yon cloud. Winter Evening. There is also in Pt. ii. "For Reading," in the Hymn Book of 1855, a sweet hymn on Heaven beginning "Come away, where are no shadows in a glass." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) ================== Smith, I. G., p. 1062, ii. Dr. Smith corrects the note on "Comes at times a stillness as of even," and says respecting it:— "In 1857, so far as I can tell, I wrote 'Comes at times,' and the interval was very short between the last part and the first. It was not written for the Prince Consort's memorial.nor for any occasion— July26, 1905." --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

John E. West

1863 - 1929 Person Name: John A. West Meter: 8.8.8 Composer of "HOLY CROSS" in The Hymnal for Boys and Girls


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