Composer: J. Sebastian B. Hodges

Born: 1830, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. Died: May 1, 1915, Baltimore, Maryland. Buried: Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Son of composer Edward Hodges, John emigrated to America in 1845, and attended Columbia University and the General Theological Seminary in New York City. Ordained an Episcopal minister in 1854, he served at the Grace/Second Episcopal Church, Newark, New Jersey (1860-70), and was Rector of St. Paul’s, Baltimore, Maryland, for 35 years. His works include: The Book of Common Praise, 1869 The revised edition of Hymn Tunes, 1903 --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: J. Sebastian B. Hodges
Meter: D
Incipit: 13456 53543 25334
Key: D Major


Instances (1 - 8 of 8)
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Book of Worship with Hymns and Tunes #257

Representative American Hymns of the Twentieth Century #15

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The Church Hymnal #24b


The Hymnal for Boys and Girls #6

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The Hymnal #43a

Three Hymns of Christian Faith and Dedication #2

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