Another year hath fled

Another year hath fled

Author: Arthur T. Russell
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Arthur T. Russell

Arthur Tozer Russell was born at Northampton, March 20, 1806. He entered S. John's College, Cambridge, in 1824, took the Hulsean Prize in 1825, and was afterwards elected to a scholarship. He was ordained Deacon in 1829, Priest in 1830, and the same year was appointed Vicar of Caxton. In 1852, he was preferred to the vicarage of Whaddon. In 1863, he removed to S. Thomas', Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, and in 1867, to Holy Trinity, Wellington, Salop. He is the editor and author of numerous publications, among them several volumes of hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: Another year hath fled
Author: Arthur T. Russell

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Another year hath fled, renew. A. T. Russell [0ld and New Year.] Written Nov. 20, 1850 (S. MSS.), and first published in his Psalms and Hymns, &c., 1851, No. 63, in 3 stanzas of 8 lines. In 1863 it was republished in Kennedy, No. 140, in a slightly altered form, but in Thring's Collection, 1882, No. 130, the original text is restored with the exception of stanza i., 1. 1, has for hath, and the repetition of the last line of each stanza which was repeated in the original to suit the tune to which the hymn was written. With the first line as "Another year has fled, renew," it is also in use in Canada, and other English-speaking countries.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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