Fanch, James, known as the joint author with Daniel Turner of the hymn "Beyond the glittering, starry skies " (q.v.), was born in 1704, and died Dec. 12, 1767. He was for many years a Baptist Minister at Romsey, and Lockerly, Hants. In addition to Sermons, &c, he published a
Paraphrase on a Select Number of the Psalms of David, done from the Latin of Buchanan, to which are added some Occasional Pieces, 1764.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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