O Father blest! Thy name we sing

Author: Arthur T. Russell

Arthur Tozer Russell was born at Northampton, March 20, 1806. He entered S. John's College, Cambridge, in 1824, took the Hulsean Prize in 1825, and was afterwards elected to a scholarship. He was ordained Deacon in 1829, Priest in 1830, and the same year was appointed Vicar of Caxton. In 1852, he was preferred to the vicarage of Whaddon. In 1863, he removed to S. Thomas', Toxteth Park, near Liverpool, and in 1867, to Holy Trinity, Wellington, Salop. He is the editor and author of numerous publications, among them several volumes of hymns. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, 1872.… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Father blest! Thy name we sing
Author: Arthur T. Russell
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


O Father blest, Thy name we sing. A. T. Russell. [Praise.] Published in his Psalms & Hymns, 1851, Appendix, No. 7. It is found in a few collections only.

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



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