High o'er the lonely hills

High o'er the lonely hills

Author: Jan Struther
Tune: DAWN (Ingham)
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Jan Struther

Jan Struther, given name: Joyce Torrens-Graham (b. Westminster, London, England, 1901; d. New York, NY, 1953) wrote many poems and essays under the pen name of Jan Struther (derived from her mother's maiden name, Eva Anstruther). In addition to her pen name, Struther also had the married names of Mrs. Anthony Maxtone Graham and, from a second marriage, Mrs. Adolf Kurt Placzek. During World War II she moved with her children to New York City and remained there until her death. In England she is best known for her novel Mrs. Miniver (1940), which consists of sketches of British family life before World War II. Immensely popular, the book was later made into a movie. Struther also wrote comic and serious poetry, essays, and short stories, publ… Go to person page >

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First Line: High o'er the lonely hills
Author: Jan Struther



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Hymns for the Celebration of Life #d83

Hymns of the Spirit for Use in the Free Churches of America #96

Pilgrim Hymnal #42

Songs of praise #63

The Book of Praise #544


The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America 1940 #473

The New Church Hymnal #d158

Worship in Song #d115

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