LEÓN (Pilcher)

LEÓN (Pilcher)

Composer: C. Venn Pilcher (1935)
Published in 1 hymnal


Composer: C. Venn Pilcher

Pilcher, Charles Venn. (Oxford, June 4, 1879--July 4, 1961, Sydney, Australia). Anglican. Grandnephew of Charlotte Elliott. Hertford College, Oxford, B.A., 1902; M.A., 1905; B.D., 1909; D.D., 1921. Curacies at Birmingham, 1903-1905; St. James, Toronto, 1910-1916; taught theology at Auckland Castle, England, 1905-1906, and at Wycliffe College, Toronto, 1916-1936. Elected coadjutor bishop of Sydney, Australia, at the instance of a former Wycliffe colleague, Archbishop Mowll. He composed hymn tunes and other music, and long played bass clarinet in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Also, he translated and published much devotional material from Iceland, notably Iceland Christian Classics (1950). These side interests, like his hymn writing, merely… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: C. Venn Pilcher (1935)
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Incipit: 12333 54321 23454
Key: E♭ Major

Instances

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The Book of Common Praise: being the hymn book of The Church of England in Canada (revised 1938) #223

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