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People, Look East

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Author: Eleanor Farjeon

Eleanor Farjeon, (born Feb. 13, 1881, London--died June 5, 1965, Hampstead, London), English writer for children whose magical but unsentimental tales, which often mock the behaviour of adults, earned her a revered place in many British nurseries. The daughter of a British novelist and granddaughter of a U.S. actor, Eleanor Farjeon grew up in the bohemian literary and dramatic circles of London. Attending opera and theatre at 4 and writing on her father’s typewriter at 7, Farjeon came to public attention at 16 as the librettist of an opera, with music by her brother Harry, which was produced by the Royal Academy of Music. Her success with Nursery Rhymes of London Town (1916), simple tunes originally for adults but adapted and sung i… Go to person page >



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A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #222

Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #40

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #90

Chalice Hymnal #142

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #281

Common Praise (1998) #91

Common Praise #35

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #557

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #248

Gather (3rd ed.) #409

Gather Comprehensive #318

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #337

Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #223

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Glory to God #105

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #83

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #281

Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #329

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #297

One in Faith #361

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #361

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #501

RitualSong #482

Singing Our Faith #99

The Book of Common Praise of the Reformed Episcopal Church #12

The Book of Praise #125

The Covenant Hymnal #138

The Presbyterian Hymnal #12


The United Methodist Hymnal #202

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #26

Voices United #9

With One Voice #626

Wonder, Love, and Praise #724

Worship (3rd ed.) #359

Worship (4th ed.) #398

Worship and Rejoice #161

Worship in Song #56

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