Fair as a beauteous tender flower

Fair as a beauteous tender flower

Author: William Robertson
Tune: ST. MARY (Prys)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: William Robertson

Robertson, William, M.A., eldest son of the Rev. John Robertson, D.D., of Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, was born at Cambuslang, July 15, 1820. He studied and graduated M.A. at the University of Glasgow. In 1843 he became parish minister of Monzievaird, Perthshire, where he died June 9, 1864. He was appointed a member of the Hymnal Committee of the Established Church in 1852, 1853, and 1857, and contributed 2 hymns to their Hymns for Public Worship, 1861, since included in their Scottish Hymnal, 1869, which have attained considerable popularity, viz., "A little child the Saviour came" (Christmas), and a version of the Te Deum, which begins, "Thee God we praise, Thee Lord confess." [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnolo… Go to person page >

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First Line: Fair as a beauteous tender flower
Author: William Robertson

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The Book of Praise #184
The Book of Praise #206



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