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There Is a City

There is a City with streets of gold

Author: John Taylor
Tune: [There is a City with streets of gold]
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John Taylor

Taylor, John, born July 30, 1750, was the son of Richard Taylor, of Norwich, and grandson of Dr. John Taylor (1694-1761, the eminent Hebrew scholar, who was for many years minister of the Octagon Chapel, Norwich, and afterwards Divinity tutor at the Warrington Academy. Dr. Taylor published A Collection of Tunes in Various Airs, one of the first collections of its kind, and his grandson was one of the most musical of Unitarian hymn-writers). Young Taylor, after serving his apprenticeship in his native place, was for two years in a banking house in London, at which time he was an occasional poetical contributor to the Morning Chronicle. In 1773 he returned to Norwich, where he spent the rest of his life, first as a manufacturer, and afterward… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a City with streets of gold
Title: There Is a City
Author: John Taylor
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O City, bright City, with streets of gold
Publication Date: 1955
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1955.

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Portals of Glory #139

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