People, Look East

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

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #90

Chalice Hymnal #142

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #281

Common Praise (1998) #91

Common Praise: A new edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern #35

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #557

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #248

Gather (3rd ed.) #409

Gather Comprehensive #318

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #337

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Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #105

Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #83

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #361

Presbyterian Hymnal: hymns, psalms, and spiritual songs #12

Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #99

The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #138


The United Methodist Hymnal #202

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #26

Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #9

With One Voice #626

Wonder, Love, and Praise: a supplement to the Hymnal 1982 #724

Worship (3rd ed.) #359

Worship (4th ed.) #398

Worship and Rejoice #161

Worship in Song: A Friends Hymnal #56

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