Baker, Sir Henry Williams, Bart., eldest son of Admiral Sir Henry Loraine Baker, born in London, May 27, 1821, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated, B.A. 1844, M.A. 1847. Taking Holy Orders in 1844, he became, in 1851, Vicar of Monkland, Herefordshire. This benefice he held to his death, on Monday, Feb. 12, 1877. He succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1851. Sir Henry's name is intimately associated with hymnody. One of his earliest compositions was the very beautiful hymn, "Oh! what if we are Christ's," which he contributed to Murray's Hymnal for the Use of the English Church, 1852. His hymns, including metrical litanies and translations, number in the revised edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern, 33 in all. These were cont… Go to person page >
Out of the deep I call. Sir H. W. Baker. [Psalms cxxx.] Contributed to the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient & Modern, and since included in several hymn-books. It is a beautiful and tender paraphrase of the Psalm.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
Display Title: Out of the Deep I CallFirst Line: Out of the deep I callTune Title: SOUTHWELLAuthor: H. Baker, 1821-77Meter: S MScripture: Psalm 130Date: 1996Subject: Humility: Pharisee and Publican | ; Trinity 11 |
Display Title: Out of the Deep I CallFirst Line: Out of the deep I call to theeTune Title: SOUTHWELLAuthor: Henry Williams BakerMeter: S.M.Scripture: Nehemiah 9:17; Psalm 130:1-4Date: 1990Subject: The Way of Salvation | Repentance; God | Mercy of