Jane M. Campbell

Jane M. Campbell
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 (6)AsAuthority Languagessort descendingInstances
All good gifts around usJane M. Campbell (Translator)English3
Holy night, peaceful nightJane M. Campbell (Transaltor)English5
Silent night, holy night, All is calm, all is brightJane Montgomery Campbell (Translator (Stanza 4, English))English1
Silent night, holy night, All is dark, save the lightJ. M. Campbell (Author)English35
We plough the fields, and scatterJane M. Campbell (Translator)English369
شكرا لرب فضلهJane M. Campbell (Author)Arabic1

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