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Timothy Dudley-Smith

b. 1926 Author of "Tell Out, My Soul" in Psalter Hymnal (Gray) Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926) Educated at Pembroke College and Ridley Hall, Cambridge, Dudley-Smith has served the Church of England since his ordination in 1950. He has occupied a number of church posi­tions, including parish priest in the diocese of Southwark (1953-1962), archdeacon of Norwich (1973-1981), and bishop of Thetford, Norfolk, from 1981 until his retirement in 1992. He also edited a Christian magazine, Crusade, which was founded after Billy Graham's 1955 London crusade. Dudley-Smith began writing comic verse while a student at Cambridge; he did not begin to write hymns until the 1960s. Many of his several hundred hymn texts have been collected in Lift Every Heart: Collected Hymns 1961-1983 (1984), Songs of Deliverance: Thirty-six New Hymns (1988), and A Voice of Singing (1993). The writer of Christian Literature and the Church (1963), Someone Who Beckons (1978), and Praying with the English Hymn Writers (1989), Dudley-Smith has also served on various editorial committees, including the committee that published Psalm Praise (1973). Bert Polman

Charles H. Webb

b. 1933 Person Name: Charles H. Webb Composer (descant) of "WOODLANDS" in The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II

H. W. Greatorex

1813 - 1858 Person Name: Henry W. Greatorex Composer of "WOODLANDS" in Celebrating Grace Hymnal Henry Wellington Greatorex United Kingdom 1813-1858. Born at Burton upon Trent, England, he received a thorough musical education from his father, Thomas Greatorex, who was for many years organist of Westminster Abbey, and conductor of the London concerts of ancient music. Henry became a composer, author, compiler, editor, and arranger of music. He emigrated to the U.S. In 1839. In 1849 he married artist Eliza Pratt, and they had four children: Elizabeth, Kathleen, Thomas, and Francis Henry. Prior to settling in New York City as a music teacher and organist at Calvary Church, he played at churches in Hartford, CT, including Center Church and St Johns Episcopal Church in West Hartford, CT. He frequently sang in oratorios and concerts. For some years he was also organist and conductor of the choir at St. Paul's Chapel. In 1853 he was an organist at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC. He did much to advance the standard of sacred music in the U.S. In days when country singing school teachers imposed more rudimentary melodies on hymn books. He published a collection of “Psalm & hymn tunes, chants, anthems & sentences” (Boston 1851). He died of yellow fever in Charleston, SC. John Perry

Michael Baughen

b. 1930 Person Name: Michael Baughen (born 1930) Composer of "GO FORTH" in Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.)

Paul Leddington Wright

b. 1951 Person Name: Paul Leddington Wright, b. 1951 Arranger of "WOODLANDS" in Singing the Faith

Walter Greatorex

1877 - 1949 Composer of "WOODLANDS" in Psalter Hymnal (Gray) Walter Greatorex (b. Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, 1877; d. Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, 1949) was director of music at Gresham's School, Holt, Norfolk, where from 1911-1936. Before that he served as assistant music master at Uppingham School in Rutland (1900-1910). Greatorex's musical education began as a chorister at King's College, Cambridge, England, and he received his university music training at St. John's College, Cambridge. Bert Polman

David Iliff

Person Name: David Iliff (1939-) Composer (descant) of "WOODLANDS" in Common Praise (1998)

Derek Homan

b. 1931 Person Name: Derek Homan (1931-) Harmonizer (alternative) of "WOODLANDS" in Common Praise (1998)

Noel Tredinnick

b. 1949 Person Name: Noël Tredinnick (born 1949) Arranger of "GO FORTH" in Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) Composer

George Dyson

1883 - 1964 Person Name: George Dyson, (1883-1964) Composer of "WINTON" in New Church Praise


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