Now Every Child

Now every child that dwells on earth

Author: Eleanor H. Farjeon
Tune: BERKELEY
Published in 5 hymnals

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Author: Eleanor H. Farjeon

Eleanor Farjeon, (born Feb. 13, 1881, London--died June 5, 1965, Hampstead, London), English writer for children whose magical but unsentimental tales, which often mock the behaviour of adults, earned her a revered place in many British nurseries. The daughter of a British novelist and granddaughter of a U.S. actor, Eleanor Farjeon grew up in the bohemian literary and dramatic circles of London. Attending opera and theatre at 4 and writing on her father’s typewriter at 7, Farjeon came to public attention at 16 as the librettist of an opera, with music by her brother Harry, which was produced by the Royal Academy of Music. Her success with Nursery Rhymes of London Town (1916), simple tunes originally for adults but adapted and sung i… Go to person page >

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First Line: Now every child that dwells on earth
Title: Now Every Child
Author: Eleanor H. Farjeon
Language: English
Copyright: © 1927, 1955, Harold Ober Associates

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Worship (3rd ed.) #394

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