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Composer: Francis H. Champneys

Born: March 25, 1848, in the rec­to­ry of St. Ma­ry’s, White­cha­pel, Lon­don, Eng­land. Died: Ju­ly 30, 1930, Nutley, Sus­sex, Eng­land. Francis’ fa­ther was Will­iam Champ­neys, Ca­non of St. Paul’s, and lat­er Dean of Lich­field. Fran­cis was ed­u­cat­ed at Win­chest­er Coll­ege and Brase­nose Coll­ege, Ox­ford (MA & MB 1875, MD lat­er). An am­a­teur mu­si­cian, he stu­died un­der John Goss, held var­i­ous mu­sic­al po­si­tions from 1880 to 1913, and chaired the Cen­tral Mid­wives’ Board (1903-30). He was made a Bar­o­net in 1910.  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SÂLES
Composer: Francis H. Champneys
Meter: 8.8.6
Incipit: 51243 21734 54332
Key: G Major
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Church Hymnary #148a

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The Scottish Hymnal #105

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