Author: Arnold Brooks
Brooks, Arnold, M.A., son of John Brooks, b. at Edgbaston, Dec. 25, 1870, and educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham, and G. and C. College, Cambridge, B.A. (1st class Class. Tripos) 1893, D. 1895, P. 1896; Curate of St. Augustine's, Bermondsey, 1895-6, and of St. Peter's, Edinburgh, 1898. His vigorous hymn for Foreign Missions, "Trumpet of God, sound high," was written at the request of the Rev. E. C. Dawson, editor of the Foreign Mission Chronicle (Episcopal Ch. of Scotland), and included in that Magazine in Oct., 1900. In a slightly altered form it was included in Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1904.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
Go to person page >