Translator: William Horn
Horn, William. (Germany, May 1, 1839--April 27, 1917). Evangelical. Come to United States in 1855, settled in Wisconsin. Licensed in 1861, ordained elder 1866, presiding elder 1871, bishop 1891. Editor of various Evangelical German-language publications, including Das Evangelische Magazin and Christliche Kinderfreund. Editor of German weekly of the Evangelical Association, 1883, Christliche Botschafter.
Editor of Evangelisches Gesangbuch, 1877, for which he supplied a number of hymns. His most famous hymn was "Pure and free from all corruption." He wrote 24 hymns in all, and has been called one of the greatest of the German writers in America. Translated many English hymns into German.
Retired as bishop in 1915.
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Author: Margaret Cockburn-Campbell
Campbell, Margaret, Lady Cockburn, née Malcolm, eldest daughter of Sir John Malcolm, G.C.B., married, June 20, 1827, to Sir Alexander Thomas Cockburn-Campbell, Bart, (one of the founders of the Plymouth Brethren in England), and died at Alphington, near Exeter, Feb. 6, 1811. Her hymns were printed in lithograph from her manuscript for private circulation. In the Plymouth Brethren Psalms & Hymns, Lond., Walther, 1842, some of these hymns were given, and thus came into common use. The best known is, "Praise ye Jehovah, praise the Lord most holy."
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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