Hobson, John Philip, M.A., son of John Hobson, M.A., sometime Consular Chaplain at Shanghai, was born at Shanghai, China, Sept. 3, 1849, and educated at the Blackheath Proprietary School and Worcester College, Oxford (B.A. 1872). On taking Holy Orders he became Curate of Greenwich, 1873, and Vicar of Stanstead Abbotts, Herts, 1878. Mr. Hobson has published:—
(1) Scenes in the Life of David: a Service of Song, 1877; (2) Scripture Echoes in our Church's Collects, 1881; (3) Twenty Hymns . .. with Tunes; and others.
Mr. Hobson's hymns in common use are:—
1. Hail, Son of Man! Hail, mighty Lord. Ascension. Written for and first published in his Scripture Echoes , &c, 1881; in the Twenty Hymns and the Universal Hymn Book, 1885.
2. It is… Go to person page >