Butterworth, Hezekiah, was born at Warren, Rhode Island, Dec. 22, 1839. He wrote The Story of the Hymns, American Tract Society, 1875. He is the author of "0 Church of Christ, our blest abode" (The Church) in Root's cantata, Under the Palms, and of "Jesus, I Thee believe" (Jesus All in All) in the cantata Faith Triumphant.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >
Display Title: Whom Did Jesus Pity?First Line: To the Lord our Savior, sweetest offerings bringTune Title: SALAMANCAAuthor: Hezekiah ButterworthMeter: 18.104.22.168Source: Heart and Voice by William F. Sherwin (Cincinnati: John Church, 1881)