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Anstice, Joseph (1808–1836), classical scholar and hymn writer

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Education; Classical Studies; Composition. 408 words.

Anstice, Joseph (1808–1836), classical scholar and hymn writer, the second son of William Anstice and his wife, Penelope, daughter of John Poole of Over Stowey, Somerset, was born on 21...

Arkwright, Sir John Stanhope (1872–1954), politician and hymn writer

Ian Bradley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Religion; Composition. 1535 words.

Arkwright, Sir John Stanhope (1872–1954), politician and hymn writer, was born at 11 Lowndes Street, London, on 10 July 1872, the only son (there were three daughters) of John Hungerford...

Barton, William (1597/8–1678), translator and hymnologist

A. B. Grosart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Education; Music Education and Pedagogy. 549 words.

Barton, William (1597/8–1678), translator and hymnologist, matriculated as a sizar at Trinity College, Cambridge, in Lent 1619; he graduated BA in 1622 and proceeded MA in 1625. He was...

Bateman, Alys

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Religion. 187 words.

Born d of late Robert Bateman and Marian Moore, relative of Hannah Moore; m 1st, Malcolm Colin, s of Francis Simon Dring, of Simonstown, Co. Cork; 2nd, John...

Bentinck, Lady Norah

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Religion. 133 words.

Born Campden, Glos; d of 3rd Earl of Gainsborough; m 1915, Captain Count Robert Bentinck (d 1932), e s of late Col Count Bentinck, Coldstream Guards, and Count of...

Borthwick, Jane Laurie (1813–1897), hymn writer and translator

Leon Litvack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion; Composition. 814 words.

Borthwick, Jane Laurie (1813–1897), hymn writer and translator, was born on 9 April 1813 in Edinburgh, the first daughter of James Borthwick, insurance manager of the North British...

Campbell, Lucie E.

Kip Lornell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Religion; Composition; Education. 1389 words.

Campbell, Lucie E. (1885–03 January 1963), gospel composer and teacher, was born in Duck Hill, Mississippi, the daughter of Burrell Campbell, a railroad worker, and Isabella Wilkerson. Her...

Cú Chuimne (d. 747), canonist and hymn writer

Luned Mair Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Religion; Composition. 910 words.

Cú Chuimne (d. 747), canonist and hymn writer, is associated with Columba's monastery of Iona in a colophon found in the Paris manuscript Bibliothèque Nationale, MS Lat. 12021. His date of...

Galpin, Francis William (1858–1945), Church of England clergyman, musicologist, and antiquary

Arnold Myers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Music Education and Pedagogy. 1194 words.

Galpin, Francis William (1858–1945), Church of England clergyman, musicologist, and antiquary, was born on 25 December 1858 in Dorchester, the eldest of three children of John Galpin...

Magnus, Katie, (Lady Magnus)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Religion. 91 words.

Born 2 May 1844; d of late E. Emanuel, JP, Southsea; m 1870, Sir Philip Magnus, 1st Bt, MP; two s one d; died 2 March 1924...

Mason, Lowell

Carol A. Pemberton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Religion; Education. 1023 words.

Mason, Lowell (08 January 1792–11 August 1872), music educator and composer, was born in Medfield, Massachusetts, the son of Johnson Mason, a businessman, and Catherine Hartshorn. Mason was...

Rhys, Morgan (1716–1779), hymn writer and schoolmaster

E. G. Millward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion; Composition. 757 words.

Rhys, Morgan (1716–1779), hymn writer and schoolmaster, was born on 1 April 1716, in Efail Fach, Cil-y-cwm, Carmarthenshire, one of nine children born to Rhys and Ann Lewis. Little is known...

Shrubsole, William (1729–1797), Independent minister and mastmaker

J. C. Hadden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Composition. 569 words.

Shrubsole, William (1729–1797), Independent minister and mastmaker, was born at Sandwich, Kent, on 7 April 1729 and baptized at St Clement's, Sandwich, on 18 April, the son of Edward...

Shrubsole, William (1759–1829), bank clerk and hymn writer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Religion; Composition. 7 words.

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Skinner, John (1721–1807), songwriter and ecclesiastical historian

William Donaldson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion; Composition. 1178 words.

Skinner, John (1721–1807), songwriter and ecclesiastical historian, was born on 3 October 1721 at Balfour in Birse, Aberdeenshire, the only child of John Skinner (c.1696–1776), parochial...

Stevenson, George John (1818–1888), hymnologist and historian

Susan Drain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Music Education and Pedagogy; Education; History. 810 words.

Stevenson, George John (1818–1888), hymnologist and historian, was born at Prince's Yard, Chesterfield, on 7 July 1818, the son of John George Stevenson (1792–1866) and his wife, Jane...

Winkworth, Catherine (1827–1878), translator of hymns

Susan Drain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion; Composition. 1635 words.

Winkworth, Catherine (1827–1878), translator of hymns, was born at 20 Ely Place, Holborn, London, on 13 September 1827, the fourth of the seven children of Henry Winkworth (1792/3–1869) and...

Woodbury, Isaac Baker

Robert M. Copeland.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Composition; Education. 1086 words.

Woodbury, Isaac Baker (23 October 1819–26 October 1858), composer and music educator, was born in Beverly, Massachusetts, the son of Isaac Woodberry, a merchant and justice of the peace,...