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 >
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…
Display Title: When Stephen, full of power and graceFirst Line: When Stephen, full of power and graceTune Title: SALVATIONAuthor: Jan Struther, 1901-1953Meter: CMDDate: 1985Subject: Holy Days and Various Occasions | Saint Stephen (December 26)
Display Title: When Stephen, Full of Power and GraceFirst Line: When Stephen, full of power and graceTune Title: SALVATIONAuthor: Jan Struther, 1901- 1953Date: 1979Subject: Discipleship | ; Faith | ; Peace | ; Suffering and Death |
Display Title: Knight Without a SwordFirst Line: When Stephen, full of power and graceTune Title: SALVATIONAuthor: Jan StrutherMeter: 126.96.36.199.D.Date: 1996Subject: Commitment | ; Forgiveness | ; God's power | ; Grace | ; Integrity | ; Light | ; Night | ; Shaped Note Hymn | ; Stephen | ; Story |