Parker, William Henry, was born at New Basford, Nottingham, March 4th, 1845. Early in life he began to write verses, and having joined a General Baptist church and become interested in Sunday schools was led to compose hymns for use at anniversaries. Three of these were introduced by his pastor, the Rev. W. R. Stevenson, M.A., into The School Hymnal, 1880, and passed into The Children's Book of Praise, 1881, and other collections. In 1882 Mr. Parker published a small volume entitled, The Princess Alice and Other Poems. His hymns in common use are:—1. "Children know but little.” (God’s condescension to the Little Ones) 2. “Holy Spirit, hear us!” (Hymn to the Holy Ghost). 3. “Jesus, I so often need thee” (A Child’s Prayer to… Go to person page >
Martin, Hugh. (1890--1964). Chair of the Editorial Committee of the Psalms and Hymns Trust of the Baptist Churches of Britain; active in the Christian Student Movement Press which he served from 1929 to 1950. Graduate of Glasgow University.
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Display Title: São de Jesus as HistóriasFirst Line: São de Jesus as históriasTune Title: STORIES OF JESUSAuthor: William Henry Parker; Antônio Almeida; Hugh Martin; Urgel Rusi Lóta; Maria Olinda SiqueiraMeter: 18.104.22.168.Date: 1991