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Ye angel hosts above, Ye righteous souls at rest in Paradise

Ye angel hosts above, Ye righteous souls at rest in Paradise

Author: Benjamin Webb
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Author: Benjamin Webb

Benjamin Webb (b. London, England, 1819; d. Marylebone, London, 1885) originally translated the text in eight stanzas, although six only appear in Lift Up Your Hearts. It was published in The Hymnal Noted (1852), produced by his friend John Mason Neale. Webb received his education at Trinity College, Cambridge, England, and became a priest in the Church of England in 1843. Among the parishes he served was St. Andrews, Wells Street, London, where he worked from 1862 to 1881. Webb's years there coincided with the service of the talented choir director and organist Joseph Barnby, and the church became known for its excellent music program. Webb edited The Ecclesiologist, a periodiĀ­cal of the Cambridge Ecclesiological Society (1842-1868). A co… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ye angel hosts above, Ye righteous souls at rest in Paradise
Author: Benjamin Webb
Copyright: Public Domain

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