A L'Horizon, Le Jour S'Éloigne

Author: John Ellerton

John Ellerton (b. London, England, 1826; d. Torquay, Devonshire, England, 1893) Educated at King William's College on the Isle of Man and at Trinity College, Cambridge, England, he was ordained in the Church of England in 1851. He served six parishes, spending the longest time in Crewe Green (1860-1872), a church of steelworkers and farmers. Ellerton wrote and translated about eighty hymns, many of which are still sung today. He helped to compile Church Hymns and wrote its handbook, Notes and Illustrations to Church Hymns (1882). Some of his other hymn texts were published in The London Mission Hymn Book (1884). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Translator: H. Ecuyer

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Text Information

First Line: A l'horizon, le jour s'éloigne
Title: A L'Horizon, Le Jour S'Éloigne
English Title: The day Thou gavest, Lord, is ended
Author: John Ellerton
Translator: H. Ecuyer
Source: Liturgie - Vêpres
Language: French
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: trad. H. Ecuyer © Cantate Domino, éd. 1963

Tune

ST. CLEMENT (Scholefield)

ST. CLEMENT was composed for this text by Rev. Clement C. Scholefield (b. Edgbaston, near Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 1839; d. Goldalming, Surrey, England, 1904). ST. CLEMENT was published in Arthur S. Sullivan's 1874 hymnal, Church Hymns with Tunes; of his own accord Sullivan (PHH 46) "canon…

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