O Christ, who dost prepare a place

O Christ, who dost prepare a place

Author: John Chandler
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: John Chandler

John Chandler, one of the most successful translators of hymns, was born at Witley in Surrey, June 16, 1806. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, B.A. 1827, M.A. 1830. Ordained deacon in 1831 and priest in 1832, he succeeded his father as the patron and vicar of Whitley, in 1837. His first volume, entitled The Hymns of the Primitive Church, now first Collected, Translated and Arranged, 1837, contained 100 hymns, for the most part ancient, with a few additions from the Paris Breviary of 1736. Four years later, he republished this volume under the title of hymns of the Church, mostly primitive, collected, translated and arranged for public use, 1841. Other publications include a Life of William of Wykeham, 1842, and Horae s… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Christ, who dost prepare a place
Author: John Chandler

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A Church Hymn Book #100

A Church of England Hymn Book #342

Hymns Ancient and Modern #159

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Hymns for the Worship of God #143

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The Church Hymnal #251

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