For the brave of every race

Author: George W. Briggs

George Wallace Briggs is a Canon of Worcester Cathedral and one of the most distinguished British hymn writers and hymnologists of today. Six of his hymns appear in the Episcopal Hymnal of 1940 (American). Another hymn on the Bible entitled "Word of the living God" was written for the 25th Anniversary of the British Bible Reading Fellowship and was sung in Westminster Abbey on June 5, 1947. It has been widely used since that time. Canon Briggs is a leading member of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland. He is also the composer of several hymn times, six of which have appeared in British hymnals. In addition to his work as a clergy man of the Church of England and an hymnologist, he has interest himself actively in the field of reli… Go to person page >

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First Line: For the brave of every race
Author: George W. Briggs

Tune

LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE


ANIMA CHRISTI (English melody)


SALZBURG (Hintze)

The tune SALZBURG, named after the Austrian city made famous by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was first published anonymously in the nineteenth edition of Praxis Pietatis Melica (1678); in that hymnbook's twenty-fourth edition (1690) the tune was attributed to Jakob Hintze (b. Bernau, Germany, 1622; d. B…

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Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #426

Pilgrim Hymnal #308

Songs of praise : enlarged edition #243

Songs of Praise for America #d24

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The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America 1940 #582

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