Author: G. G. N. Byron
Byron, George Gordon Noel, Lord, born in London, Jan. 22, 1788, died at Missolonghi, April 19, 1824. Lord Byron's name is associated with hymnody through a few pieces from his Hebrew Melodies, 1815, being in use in a limited number of hymnals, and these mainly in America. These include:—
1. The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold.
2. The king was on his throne.
3. The wild gazelle o'er Judah's hills.
Lord Byron's Works with Life and Letters, by T. Moore, in 17 vols., was published by J. Murray, London, 1832.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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