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Son of a virgin, Maker of Thy mother

Son of a virgin, Maker of Thy mother

Author: Laurence Housman
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Laurence Housman

Housman, Lawrence, author and artist, was born July 18, 1867, at Bromsgrove, Worcs. His devotional poetry is principally in his Spikenard, 1898, and Bethlehem, 1902. To the English Hymnal, 1906, he contributed eight translations (142, 188, 191, 228, 229, 230, 231, 234); also three original hymns, with a fourth previously published, viz.:— 1. Lord God of Hosts, within Whose hand. St. George. 2. The Maker of the sun and moon. Christmas. From Bethlehem, 1902, p. 75. 3. The Saint who first found grace to pen. St. Mark. 4. When Christ was born in Bethlehem. Holy Innocents. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)… Go to person page >

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First Line: Son of a virgin, Maker of Thy mother
Author: Laurence Housman
Language: English

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The Catholic Hymnal and Service Book. Organ ed. #d144

The Catholic Hymnal and Service Book. Pew ed. #d147

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The English Hymnal #191

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The English Hymnal #191a

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The English Hymnal #191b

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