Wolfe, Aaron Robarts, was born at Mendham, New Jersey, Sep. 6, 1821, and educated at Williams College, 1844; and the Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1851. On April 9, 1851, he was licensed by the Third Presbytery of New York. For some lime he had charge of a school for young ladies at Tallahassee, Florida; and in 1859 he established "The Hillside Seminary for Young Ladies" at Montclair, New Jersey. In 1858 he contributed 7 hymns under the signature "A. R. W." to Hastings's Church Melodies. These are:—
1. A Parting hymn we sing. Close of Holy Communion.
2. Complete in Thee, no work of mine. Complete in Christ. Published in the N. Y. Evangelist, 1850 or 51.
3. Draw near, O Holy Dove, draw near. Holy Communion.
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Lowell Mason (PHH 96) composed HAMBURG (named after the German city) in 1824. The tune was published in the 1825 edition of Mason's Handel and Haydn Society Collection of Church Music. Mason indicated that the tune was based on a chant in the first Gregorian tone.
HAMBURG is a very simple tune with…
Display Title: This do in remembrance of MeFirst Line: Draw near, O Holy Dove, draw nearTune Title: HURSLEYAuthor: Rev. Aaron Robarts Wolfe (1821— )Scripture: Song of Solomon 5:1Date: 1891Subject: Lord's Supper |