Breathe on Me

Author: Edwin Hatch

Hatch, Edwin, D.D., was born at Derby, Sep. 4, 1835, and educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, B.A., in honours, in 1857. After holding important appointments in Canada, he returned to England and became Vice-Principal of St. Mary Hall, Oxford, 1867; and Rector of Purleigh, 1883. (See also Crockford). He died Nov. 10, 1889. His hymn-writing was limited. One, and that a very spirited lyric, is in Allon's Congregational Psalmist Hymnal, 1886 "Breathe on me, Breath of God." (Whitsuntide.) Dr. Hatch's hymns were published in his posthumous Towards Fields of Light, London 1890. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Adapter: B. B. McKinney

Pseudonyms-- Martha Annis (his mother’s maiden name was Martha Annis Heflin) Otto Nellen Gene Routh (his wife’s maiden name was Leila Irene Routh) ----- Son of James Calvin McKinney and Martha Annis Heflin McKinney, B . B. attended Mount Lebanon Academy, Louisiana; Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana; the Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas; the Siegel-Myers Correspondence School of Music, Chicago, Illinois (BM.1922); and the Bush Conservatory of Music, Chicago. Oklahoma Baptist University awarded him an honorary MusD degree in 1942. McKinney served as music editor at the Robert H. Coleman company in Dallas, Texas (1918–35). In 1919, after several months in the army, McKinney returned to Fort Wor… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Holy Spirit, breathe on me
Title: Breathe on Me
Author: Edwin Hatch
Adapter: B. B. McKinney
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Breathe on me, breathe on me
Copyright: © 1937. Renewed 1965 Broadman Press (SESAC)(admin. by LifeWay Worship).

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
Audio

Baptist Hymnal 1991 #238

Baptist Hymnal 2008 #332

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #231

Soul-stirring Songs & Hymns (Rev. ed.) #345

The Celebration Hymnal #396

The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #251

The New National Baptist Hymnal #116

The New National Baptist Hymnal (21st Century Edition) #126

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #224

Include 19 pre-1979 instances
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