O Father, hear my morning prayer.[ Morning.] This is in Dr. John Hunter's Hymns of Faith and Life, 1896, No. 721, marked as by "Frances A. Percy." It is repeated in the Public School Hymn Book, 1903, and the Rugby School Hymn Book , 1906.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
Composed by Alexander R. Reinagle (b. Brighton, Sussex, England, 1799; d. Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England, 1877), ST. PETER was published as a setting for Psalm 118 in Reinagle's Psalm Tunes for the Voice and Pianoforte (c. 1836). The tune first appeared with Newton's text in Hymns Ancient and Mode…
Display Title: O Father, Hear My Morning PrayerFirst Line: O Father, hear my morning prayerTune Title: EVERSLEYAuthor: Frances A. PercyMeter: CMSource: Hymns of Faith, by Dr. John Hunter, 1896, number 721