Composer: John H. Hopkins
Published in 12 hymnals

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Composer: John H. Hopkins

John Henry Hopkins, Jr MA USA 1820-1891. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, having 12 siblings, the son of pioneer parents (his father from Dublin, his mother from Hamburg) he became an ecclesiologist. His father had been an ironmaster, school teacher, lawyer, priest and second Episcopal Bishop of Vermont, (becoming presiding bishop in 1865). When his father founded the Vermont Episcopal Institute, he needed an assistant to help run it, so he picked his son to become a tutor and disciplinarian. The younger Hopkins played the flute and bugle in the school orchestra and also taught Sunday school. John Henry reflected the artistic talents of both parents in music, poetry, and art. After graduating from the University of Vermont in 1839, he returned… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: VENI CREATOR (Hopkins)
Composer: John H. Hopkins
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 55555 64556 67716
Key: C Major
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

El Himnario #184

El Himnario Presbiteriano #184


Small Church Music #3313

The Christian Life Hymnal #218


The Hymnal 1982 #503

Include 7 pre-1979 instances
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