Jesus, thou Man of sorrows, born

Jesus, thou Man of sorrows, born

Author: Reginald Heber
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Reginald Heber

Reginald Heber was born in 1783 into a wealthy, educated family. He was a bright youth, translating a Latin classic into English verse by the time he was seven, entering Oxford at 17, and winning two awards for his poetry during his time there. After his graduation he became rector of his father's church in the village of Hodnet near Shrewsbury in the west of England where he remained for 16 years. He was appointed Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and worked tirelessly for three years until the weather and travel took its toll on his health and he died of a stroke. Most of his 57 hymns, which include "Holy, Holy, Holy," are still in use today. -- Greg Scheer, 1995… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, thou Man of sorrows, born
Author: Reginald Heber

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Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #101

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #197

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #197

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Hymns for Youth, Suitable to be Used in Sabbath and Parochial Schools #27

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