In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >
Translator: Catherine Winkworth
Catherine Winkworth is "the most gifted translator of any foreign sacred lyrics into our tongue, after Dr. Neale and John Wesley; and in practical services rendered, taking quality with quantity, the first of those who have laboured upon German hymns. Our knowledge of them is due to her more largely than to any or all other translators; and by her two series of Lyra Germanica, her Chorale Book, and her Christian Singers of Germany, she has laid all English-speaking Christians under lasting obligation."
--Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872… Go to person page >
This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below.
According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…
Display Title: In God's Name Let Us On Our WayFirst Line: In God's name let us on our way!Tune Title: WEIMARAuthor: Catherine WinkworthMeter: L. M.Date: 1930Subject: The Christian Life | TravelingSource: Bonner Gesangbuch, 1561
Display Title: In God's name let us on our way!First Line: In God's name let us on our way!Tune Title: OLD HUNDREDTHAuthor: Catherine WinkworthMeter: L. M. No. 1Date: 1908Subject: The Catechism | Daily DutySource: Anon. Bonn G. B., 1561