2010 Hymnic Anniversaries

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COMPILED BY MEMBERS OF THE HYMN SOCIETY

1250th

Theodulph of Orleans (ca. 760?-821)

Author of "All glory, laud, and honor."

1050th

Saint Fulbert, Bishop of Chartres (ca. 960-1028)

Author of "Ye choirs of New Jerusalem."

500th

Louis Bourgeois (ca. 1510-ca. 1630)

Tune OLD HUNDREDTH attributed.

450th

Didrik Pedersen (Theodoric Petri) of Nyland (ca. 1560-ca. 1630)

Publisher of Piae camiones.

Melchior Vulpius (ca. 1560-1615)

Composer of GELOBT SEI GOTT.

350th

Laurentius Laurenti (1660-1722)

Author of "Rejoice, all ye believers."

Christian F. Witt (ca. 1660-1716)

Composer of STUTTGART.

325th

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

300th

Thomas Augustine Arne (1710-1778)

Composer of ARLINGTON.

John Warrington Hatton (1710-1793)

Composer of DUKE STREET.

Samuel Howard (1710-1782)

Composer of ST BRIDE.

275th

Robert Robinson (1735-1790)

Author of "Come, thou fount of every blessing."

250th

Basil Woodd (1760-1831)

Author of "Hail, thou source of every blessing.'

200th

Henry Alford (1810-1871)

Author of "Come, ye thankful people, come."

Thomas Rawson Birks (1810-1883)

Author of "The heavens declare thy glory, the firmament thy power."

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Composer of CANONBURY.

Edmund Hamilton Sears (1810-1876)

Author of "It came upon the midnight clear."

Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)

Author of "Praise the Lord, ye heavens adore him" and "Lead me, Lord, lead me in thy righteousness"; composer of AURELIA.

175th

Henry Baker (1835-1910)

Composer of HESPERUS (QUÉBEC).

Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)

Author of "O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie."

William G. Fischer (1835-1912)

Composer of HANKEY. …