William Chatterton Dix   Leave a comment

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William Chatterton Dix (1837-1898) was the English-born manager of a marine insurance company in Glasgow, Scotland.  An Anglican, he belonged to The Church of England south of Hadrian’s Wall and to the Scottish Episcopal Church north thereof.  Of Dix James F. Moffatt wrote:

Few modern writers have shown so signal a gift as his for the difficult art of hymn writing.

Handbook to The Church Hymnary (London:  Oxford University Press, 1927), page 318


Joy Fills Our Inmost Hearts Today:


To Thee, O Lord, Our Hearts We Raise:


As With Gladness Men of Old:


“Come Unto Me, Ye Weary, and I Will Give You Rest.”:


Alleluia! Sing to Jesus:



Posted May 21, 2012 by neatnik2009 in Sources D

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