Hinton, John Howard, M.A., son of the Rev. James Hinton, Baptist minister of Oxford, was born in that city, Mar. 24, 1791. He graduated at the University of Edinburgh, and began his ministry at Haverfordwest (1816). Thence, in 1820, he removed to Reading, and in 1837, to London, where for many years he was pastor of the Baptist Church in Devonshire Square, Bishopsgate. In his later years he returned to Reading, but spent his closing days at Bristol, where he died Dec. 17, 1873.
For the greater part of his life Mr. Hinton was one of the best known ministers of the Baptist denomination, and a recognised leader in all their public affairs. With him the logical faculty predominated, and he was a keen controversialist. His prose publication… Go to person page >
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…