Born: March 8, 1875, Cloughfold, Lancashire, England.
Died: December 14, 1939, Wimbledon, Surrey, England.
Hoyle attended Regent’s Park College in London, then pastored in Sudbury, Aberdeen, and London (1900-17), and in Belvedere, Kent (1923-26). He edited the YMCA’s Red Triangle magazine, and was professor of theology at Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1934-36). He later returned to England, pastoring at the Baptist church in Kingston-on-Thames. Some of his work appears in the World Student Christian Federation hymnal Cantate Domino (1925).
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GROSSER GOTT was set to the German versification in the Katholisches Gesangbuch (see above). Variants of the tune abound; the version found in the Psalter Hymnal came from Johann Schicht's Allgem…
Display Title: Holy God, Thy Name We BlessFirst Line: Holy God, thy Name we blessTune Title: GROSSER GOTT, WIR LOBEN DICHAuthor: R. Birch Hoyle, 1875-1939; Clarence Walworth, 1820-1900; Ignaz Franz, 1719-1790Date: 1970Subject: Adoration and Praise |Source: From Cantate Domino.