Little children, wake and listen

Author: Anonymous

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 >

Adapter: J. Cozens

(27 April 1906 - 5 April 1999) Born in Tottenham, London; moved to Canada in 1913, aged 7. Worked, mainly in Toronto, as an administrator, choir conductor, tenor, etc. Co-founded Toronto's Council Choir and Orpheus Choir. Died, aged 92, in Port Hope, Ontario. --[Source??] Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Little children, wake and listen
Author: Anonymous
Adapter: J. Cozens


Little children, wake and listen. [Christmas.] Appeared anonymously in the S.P.C.K. Appendix, 1869; Horder's Book of Praise for Children, 1875; and many others of later date, including the Scotch Church Hymnary, 1898, &c. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)



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