Jane M. Campbell

Jane M. Campbell
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Short Name: Jane M. Campbell
Full Name: Campbell, Jane M., 1817-1878
Birth Year: 1817
Death Year: 1878

Campbell, Jane Montgomery, daughter of the Rev. A. Montgomery Campbell, born in London, 1817, died at Bovey Tracey, Nov. 15, 1878. Miss Campbell contributed in 1861, a number of translations from the German to the Rev. C. S. Bere's Garland of Songs; or, an English Liederkranz, 1862; and also to his Children’s Choral Book, 1869. The best known and most widely used of these translations is a portion of "Im Anfang war's auf Erden," as the harvest hymn, "We plough the fields and scatter.” Miss Campbell also published A Handbook for Singers, Lond., Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, n.d. This small work contains the musical exercises which she taught in her father's parish school.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Texts by Jane M. Campbell (8)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
All good gifts around usJane M. Campbell (Translator)English3
Holy night, peaceful nightJane Montgomery Campbell, 1817-1878 (Translator)English6
Lo! in the sky appearethJ. M. Campbell (Author)English2
شكرا لرب فضلهJane M. Campbell (Author)Arabic1
Silent night, holy night, All is dark, save the lightJ. M. Campbell (Author)English30
Silent night, holy night, All is calm, all is brightJane Montgomery Campbell (Translator (Stanza 4, English))English1
Some say it's but a dream to believe that heaven could beJane Campbell (Author)English1
We plough the fields, and scatterJane Montgomery Campbell, 1817-1878 (Translator)English370

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