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Shout O earth, from silence waking

Shout O earth, from silence waking

Author: William Henry Havergal, 1793 - 1870
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: William Henry Havergal, 1793 - 1870

Havergal, William Henry, M.A, son of William Havergal, was born at High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, 1793, and was educated at St. Edmund's Hall, Oxford (B.A. 1815, M.A. 1819). On taking Holy Orders he became in 1829 Rector of Astley, Worcestershire; in 1842, Rector of St. Nicholas, Worcester; and in 1860, Rector of Shareshill, near Wolverhampton. He was also Hon. Canon in Worcester Cathedral from 1845. He died April 18, 1870. His hymns, about 100 in all, were in many instances written for special services in his own church, and printed as leaflets. Several were included in W. Carus Wilson's Book of General Psalmody, 1840 (2nd ed., 1842); and in Metrical Psalms & Hymns for Singing in Churches, Worcester, Deighton, 1849, commonly known as the W… Go to person page >

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First Line: Shout O earth, from silence waking
Author: William Henry Havergal, 1793 - 1870

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Christian Hymnal #d420

Gloria in Excelsis #d597

Gloria in Excelsis #d365

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Glory Bells #95

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Laudes Domini #328

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #618

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The New Laudes Domini #352

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