James Chadwick

James Chadwick
Short Name: James Chadwick
Full Name: Chadwick, James, 1813-1882
Birth Year: 1813
Death Year: 1882

Chadwick, James, was born April 24, 1813, at Drogheda, Ireland, and educated at Ushaw College, Durham, where he was ordained in 1836, and successively became Professor and President. In 1866 he was consecrated H. C. Bishop of Newcastle, and died May 14, 1882. Two hymns which he contributed to the Holy Family Hymns, 1860, are in most later Roman Catholic hymnals:—
1. Hail, holy mission, hail. For a Mission.
2. Jesus, my God [Lord], behold at length the time. Repentance.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)


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James Chadwick (24 April 1813 at Drogheda, Ireland – 14 May 1882 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and buried at Ushaw) was an Anglo-Irish Roman Catholic priest, and second Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle. He is famous for writing the lyrics of the song Angels We Have Heard on High.

Texts by James Chadwick (8)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Ángeles cantando están Tan dulcísima canciónJames Chadwick, 1813-1882 (Translator (English))Spanish2
Angels we have heard on highJames Chadwick (Translator)English23
ദൂതര്‍ പാടി ഉന്നതേ (Dūtar pāṭi unnatē)James Chadwick (Translator (English))Malayalam2
Engjëjt, duke fluturuarJames Chadwick (Translator (English))Albanian2
Hail, holy mission, hailJames Chadwick (Author)2
Jesus, Jesus, behold at length a [the] timeJames Chadwick (Author)6
Our father's faith, it is of theeJames Chadwick (Author)2
தூதர் பாடல் வானிலே, கேட்கும் இன்ப கீதமே (Tūtar pāṭal vāṉilē, kēṭkum iṉpa kītamē)James Chadwick (Translator (English))Tamil2

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