O holy father who hast led thy children

O holy father who hast led thy children

Author: William C. Doane
Tune: VISIO DOMINI
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: William C. Doane

Doane, William Croswell, D.D., son of Bp. G. W. Doane (p. 303, ii.), was born at Boston, Mass., March 2, 1832, and ordained D. 1853, and P. 1856, in the Prot. Episcopal Church of America. He was Rector of Burlington, N.J., Hartford, Conn, and Albany; and since 1869 Prot. Episco. Bishop of Albany. He is the author of a Biography of his father, and other works. His fugitive verse was collected and published [in 1902], as Rhymes from Time to Time. His hymn, "Ancient of Days, Who [that] sittest throned in glory" (Holy Trinity), was written for the Bicentenary of the City of Albany, 1886. In some collections it begins with stanza ii., "O Holy Father, Who hast led Thy children." For full text see The Hymnal, edition 1892, of the Prot. Episco. Chu… Go to person page >

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Author: William C. Doane

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