As Stars Adorn the Night-Veiled Sky

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As stars adorn the night-veiled sky

Author: Carl P. Daw
Published in 4 hymnals

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Source: RitualSong (2nd ed.) #983
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Author: Carl P. Daw

Carl P. Daw, Jr. (b. Louisville, KY, 1944) is the son of a Baptist minister. He holds a PhD degree in English (University of Virginia) and taught English from 1970-1979 at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. As an Episcopal priest (MDiv, 1981, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennesee) he served several congregations in Virginia, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. From 1996-2009 he served as the Executive Director of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Carl Daw began to write hymns as a consultant member of the Text committee for The Hymnal 1982, and his many texts often appeared first in several small collections, including A Year of Grace: Hymns for the Church Year (1990); To Sing God’s Praise (1992), New… Go to person page >

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First Line: As stars adorn the night-veiled sky
Title: As Stars Adorn the Night-Veiled Sky
Author: Carl P. Daw
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Copyright: © 1987 Hope Publishing Company

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JESU DULCIS MEMORIA


WAREHAM (Knapp)

William Knapp (b. Wareham, Dorsetshire, England, 1698; d. Poole, Dorsetshire, 1768) composed WAREHAM, so named for his birthplace. A glover by trade, Knapp served as the parish clerk at St. James's Church in Poole (1729-1768) and was organist in both Wareham and Poole. Known in his time as the "coun…

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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #748

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Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #748

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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #983

Worship (4th ed.) #887

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