George Kennedy Allen Bell was born in 1883. He was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. He was chaplain to the archbishop of Canterbury in 1914, was appointed as Dean of Canterbury in 1924 and became the Anglican bishop at Chichester in 1929. He was interested in ecumenism and friendship between the Anglican Church and churches in other countries and was instrumental in starting the World Council of Churches. He was also interested in religious drama and the integration of arts in the church.
Dianne Shapiro, from Lambeth Palace Library archives Go to person page >
Translator: George F. Lockwood
Rev. George Lockwood was born in 1946 and has been a missionary to Costa Rica. He has pastored Spanish-speaking congregations in both Arizona and California and served on the editorial committee for the Methodist hymnal supplement Celebremos II. In addition, Lockwood has traveled throughout Central and South America interviewing church musicians and gathering new hymns from both Spanish and Portuguese cultures which he then presents at conferences and workshops.
The Presbyterian Hymnal Companion, 1993 Go to person page >