Powell, Thomas Edward, M.A., son of David Powell, of Loughton, Essex, was born at Hampstead, Middlesex, Aug. 22, 1823, and educated at Oriel College, Oxford (B.A. 1845). Ordained in 1846, he was Curate of Cookham-Dean, near Maidenhead; and then Vicar of Bisham, 1848. He published in 1868, The Holy Feast, and subsequently his Hymns, Anthems, &c, for Public Worship. To this collection he contributed the following hymns:—
1. Again upon the gladdened earth. Harvest.
2. Almighty Fount of love. (1864.) Confirmation.
3. Around Thy throne, 0 God. All Saints.
4. Bow down Thine ear, Almighty Lord. (1864.) Ember Weeks.
5. God of hope and consolation. Holy Scripture.
6. Hallelujah, hallelujah, Raise the hymn of thankful praise.… Go to person page >
WARRINGTON was composed by Ralph Harrison (b. Chinley, Derbyshire, England, 1748; d. Manchester, Lancashire, England, 1810) and published in his collection of psalm tunes, Sacred Harmony (1784). The tune's rising inflections help to accent words such as erotic (probably the only time this word has b…
Henry Baker (b. Nuneham, Oxfordshire, England, 1835; d. Wimbledon, England, 1910; not to be confused with Henry W. Baker) was educated as a civil engineer at Winchester and Cooper's Hill and was active in railroad building in India. In 1867 he completed a music degree at Exeter College, Oxford, Engl…