Francis Hopkinson; grad. College of Philadelphia with master’s degree; studied law and passed Pa. bar; opened conveyancer’s office in Philadelphia; musical and literary talent; prolific writer who frequently used pen name, A. B.
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This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list below.
According to the Handbook to the Baptist Hymnal (1992), Old 100th first appeared in the Genevan Psalter, and "the first half of the tune contains phrases which may ha…
Display Title: The LORD himself doth condescendFirst Line: The LORD himself doth condescendTune Title: [The Lord himself doth condescend]Scripture: Psalm 23Date: 1767Subject: Description of | Confidence of Believers in Death; Thanksgivings | For diverse Mercies shown to Believers