O Christ, Our Savior, Who Must Reign

O Christ, our Savior, who must reign

Author: Bland Tucker (1971)
Tune: NOEL (Sullivan)
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Bland Tucker

Francis Bland Tucker (born Norfolk, Virginia, January 6, 1895). The son of a bishop and brother of a Presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, he was educated at the University of Virginia, B.A., 1914, and at Virginia Theological Seminary, B.D., 1920; D.D., 1944. He was ordained deacon in 1918, priest in 1920, after having served as a private in Evacuation Hospital No.15 of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. His first charge was as a rector of Grammer Parish, Brunswick County, in southern Virginia. From 1925 to 1945, he was rector of historic St. John's Church, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Then until retirement in 1967 he was rector of John Wesley's parish in Georgia, old Christ Church, Savannah. In "Reflecti… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Christ, our Savior, who must reign
Title: O Christ, Our Savior, Who Must Reign
Author: Bland Tucker (1971)
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Language: English
Copyright: Words copyright © 1971 by Walton Music Corp. and used by permission

Tune

NOEL (Sullivan)

The tune NOEL (also used at 185) is also known as EARDISLEY or GERARD. Arthur Seymour Sullivan (b Lambeth, London. England. 1842; d. Westminster, London, 1900) adapted this traditional English melody (probably one of the variants of the folk song "Dives and Lazarus"), added phrases of his own to rec…

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