When Stephen, full of power and grace

Author: Jan Struther

Jan Struther, given name: Joyce Torrens-Graham (b. Westminster, London, England, 1901; d. New York, NY, 1953) wrote many poems and essays under the pen name of Jan Struther (derived from her mother's maiden name, Eva Anstruther). In addition to her pen name, Struther also had the married names of Mrs. Anthony Maxtone Graham and, from a second marriage, Mrs. Adolf Kurt Placzek. During World War II she moved with her children to New York City and remained there until her death. In England she is best known for her novel Mrs. Miniver (1940), which consists of sketches of British family life before World War II. Immensely popular, the book was later made into a movie. Struther also wrote comic and serious poetry, essays, and short stories, publ… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When Stephen, full of power and grace
Author: Jan Struther
Meter: 8.6.8.6 D
Copyright: By permission of Oxford University Press.

Tune

SALVATION (Boyd)


WELLINGTON SQUARE

An energetic tune in minor tonality, WELLINGTON SQUARE is a rounded bar form (AABA) built around variations on the first four notes. Though it could be sung in parts by a choir, have the congregation sing in unison with confident tones from the organ. Guy Warrack (b. Edinburgh, Scotland, 1900; d. En…

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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Hymnal 1982 #243

Sing and Rejoice! #139

Worship in Song #268

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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