Awake, O Sleeper

Author: Bland Tucker

Tucker, Francis Bland. (Norfolk, Virginia, January 6, 1895-- ). The son of a bishop and brother of a Presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, he was educated at the University of Virginia, B.A., 1914, and at Virginia Theological Seminary, B.D., 1920; D.D., 1944. He was ordained deacon in 1918, priest in 1920, after having served as a private in Evacuation Hospital No.15 of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. His first charge was as a rector of Grammer Parish, Brunswick County, in southern Virginia. From 1925 to 1945, he was rector of historic St. John's Church, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Then until retirement in 1967 he was rector of John Wesley's parish in Georgia, old Christ Church, Savannah. In "Reflecti… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Awake, O sleeper, rise from death, And Christ shall give you light
Title: Awake, O Sleeper
Author: Bland Tucker (1980)
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: © 1984 Augsburg Publishing House

Tune

MARSH CHAPEL


AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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