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Alfred E. Alston

1862 - 1927 Person Name: Alfred Edward Alston, 1862 - 1927 Translator of "Father Most Holy" in The Hymn Book of the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada Alston, Alfred Edward, son of E. G. Alston, Queen's Advocate at Sierra Leone, born in 1862, and educated at St. Paul's School and Gloucester Theo. Coll. D. 1886; P. 1887; Curate of St. Mark's, Gloucester, 1886-7; and since 1887 Rector of Framingham-Earl, with Bixley. In 1904 the following Carols by Mr. Alston, with Tunes by Robin H. Legge, were included in the Clumber Hymnal:— 1. Cometh the day when the gloom fled away. [Purification B. V. M.] Written in 1894, and published by Novello & Co. the same year in Twelve New Christmas Carols, by A. E. Alston and R. H. Legge. 2. Cometh the night when the Lord of light. [Christmas Eve.] Written in 1890, and published in Novello's Christmas Carols, No. 237. 3. Herod the king in his palace sate. [Epiphany.] Written in 1890, and published as No. 246 of Novello's Christmas Carols. 4. Praise we now the holy light. [Purification B. V. M.] Written in 1890, and published as No. 247 in Novello's Christmas Carols. 5. Sweet Mary where she lay. [Annunciation B. V. M.] lncluded in Alston and Legge’s Twelve New Christmas Carols, 1894. See also Mr. Alston's translation of "0 Pater sancte," in the 1904 ed. of Hymns Ancient & Modern. His trs. from the Latin, Some Liturgical Hymns, &c. were published in 1903. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Frank J. Whiteley

1914 - 1998 Author of "Praise and Thanksgiving Be to God" in Lutheran Book of Worship Whiteley, Frank J. (Sheffield, England, December 22, 1914-- ). United Church. Queen's University (Kingston), B.A., 1944, B.D., 1946; Victoria College (Toronto), M.Th., 1970. Pastorates in Ontario at Parham, 1943-1946; Coe Hill, 1946-1948; Oshawa, 1948-1952; Picton, 1952-1960; Peterborough, 1960-1967; Sarnia, 1967-?. His best-known hymn, found in The Hymn Book (1971), grew out of the theme of his M.Th. thesis; in wording it, he accepted counsel from Harold F. Yardley. --Hugh D. McKellar, DNAH Archives

Harry Hagan

b. 1947 Person Name: Harry Hagan, OSB. b. 1947 Author of "The Angel's Promise" in Journeysongs (2nd ed.)

Charles L. Ford

b. 1830 Translator of "The Cross Of Christ" in The Cyber Hymnal Ford, Charles Lawrence, B.A., son of Mr. W. Ford, artist, of Bath, was born at Bath in 1830. Mr. Ford is a graduate of the London University, and is engaged in scholastic work. In 1862 he contributed several poetical pieces to Canon Baynes's Lyra Anglicana, in 1865 to his English Lyrics, and also to the Illustrated Book of Sacred Poetry, n.d. Mr. Ford's hymns and poems were collected and published as Lyra Christi, 1874. From these works the following have come into common use:— 1. Father, for Thy kindest word. (1862.) Strength in Weakness. 2. Lord, from this time we cry to Thee. Christ the Guide of Youth. 3. O Thou, by Whom the balm is borne. In Affliction. 4. This is my Body which is given for you. Holy Communion. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Otmar Schulz

b. 1947 Translator of "Christus, das Licht der Welt" in Glaubenslieder

Simon Zachariah

b. 1951 Translator of "ലോ-ക ദീപ്തി യേശു, മറ്റാരു-മേ-യില്ല" in The Cyber Hymnal

Sabine Leonhardt

b. 1919 Translator of "Christus, das Licht der Welt" in Glaubenslieder


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