Ryder, Henry Ignatius Dudley, s. of the Rev. G. D. Ryder, who in 1836 became Rector of Easton, Hants, was born Jan. 12, 1837. On Dec. 8, 1856, he became a member of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri at Birmingham. He died Oct. 7, 1907. His hymns and translations are in his own Poems Original and Translated, 1882, in O. Shipley's Annus Sanctus, 1884, and in the Birmingham Oratory Hymn Book, 1906.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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PUER NOBIS is a melody from a fifteenth-century manuscript from Trier. However, the tune probably dates from an earlier time and may even have folk roots. PUER NOBIS was altered in Spangenberg's Christliches GesangbUchlein (1568), in Petri's famous Piae Cantiones (1582), and again in Praetorius's (P…
Display Title: A Boy Is Born In BethlehemFirst Line: A Boy is born in BethlehemTune Title: PUER NOBIS NASCITURAuthor: Henry I. D. RyderMeter: LMSource: Tr.: Annus Sanctus (Vol. 1) by Orby Shipley (London and New York: Burns & Oates, 1884); 14th Century Benedictine processional